# SOLUTION: How would I graph the equation and identify the y-intercept with problem y=-1/2x-4

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Coordinate-system Question 475185: How would I graph the equation and identify the y-intercept with problem y=-1/2x-4Found 2 solutions by rfer, MathLover1:Answer by rfer(12662)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!y=mx+b b= y int b=-4 (0,-4) ---------- slope m=-1/2 so from (0,-4) go two right and one down and so on. (2,-5) (4,-6) Answer by MathLover1(6634)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! .....you have here a linear equation and the graph will be a line..to graph a line you need two points that lie on a line because a line is defined by two points your equation is also written in form where is a and is so, here is and that is one point; (0,-4) now you can find second point: if you take you will find .....so, the second point is now you can plot a line: