# SOLUTION: Write an equation in slope intercept form, y = mx + b, of the line that has a slope of –2/3, and contains the point, (6, –5).

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Linear-equations Question 67293: Write an equation in slope intercept form, y = mx + b, of the line that has a slope of –2/3, and contains the point, (6, –5). Answer by checkley71(8403)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Y=-2/3X+b NOW SUBSTITUTE THE X & Y VALUES OF THE POINT THUS & SOLVE FOR THE Y INTERCEPT(b) -5=-2/3*6+b -5=-4+b b=-5+4 b=-1 THUS THE EQUATION IS Y=-2/3X-1