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x-8y=-56 if you guys can give me one example i could do the rest. Find the slope intercept

 Aug 20, 2015

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x - 8y = -56      let's put it in this form.....

 

8y = x + 56      divide both sides by 8

 

y = (1/8)x + 7

 

So...the slope is (1/8)   and the y intercept  is just (0, 7)....just as Dragonlance found  !!!!

 

 

 Aug 20, 2015
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I'd change it to 8y=x+56. Then (since it's terrible to have a number in front of y) I'd divide the whole equation by 8. Now the equation is y=(1/8)x+7. The slope is always in front of x, which is (1/8). The y-intercept is the lonely number, which is 8. I hope this helps! :)

 Aug 20, 2015
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Hi Z

Anon make mistakes.

x-8y=-56

Rewrite it like this in slope intercept form

-8y = -56 - x

8y = 56 + x

Y= 7 + x/8

Y = x/8 + 7

y = 0.125x + 7

The slope is 0.125

The slope intercept is +7 This means the line cross the y at +7

I think this is right but one of the mods should check.

 Aug 20, 2015
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Best Answer

x - 8y = -56      let's put it in this form.....

 

8y = x + 56      divide both sides by 8

 

y = (1/8)x + 7

 

So...the slope is (1/8)   and the y intercept  is just (0, 7)....just as Dragonlance found  !!!!

 

 

CPhill Aug 20, 2015
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Thank you everyone....Maths been hittin me hard this year

 Aug 20, 2015
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wow

maths been taking it easy going gold on me this year

ENGLISH is the one who took me to their Torture Lab

appearently I have to do a 'Passion Project' about making a "passionate" product

and so far, making a RPG game is complicating as scientific notation

 Aug 21, 2015

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