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.A line has the equation y=-2x/3 and passes through the point (2, -8) write the equation for the line in standard form.

 Dec 7, 2021
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.A line has the equation y=-2x/3 and passes through the point (2, -8)    <====  well, this cannot be true !

 

 

y = -2/3x + b

-8 = -2/3 (2) + b     shows b = -20/3

 

 

y = -2/3 x  -20/3

    multiply by three to get rid of the fractions

 

3y = -2x - 20

2x+3y = -20   

 Dec 7, 2021

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