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A line has a slope of $m,$ and its $y$-intercept is $(0,b)$. If $m = 8$ and $b = 14,$ then what is the $x$-intercept of the line?

 May 14, 2024
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Points are (0,14)  and ( x, 0)

 

m =   8  =   [ 14 - 0 ] / [ 0 -x ] 

 

8 = 14 / -x

 

-8x = 14

 

x =  -14/8 =  -7/4   =  x intercept

 

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 May 14, 2024

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