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9-20.

Find the equation of the line through the point (−2, 8) with slope . Homework Help ✎

The equation of a line is *y* = *mx* + *b*.

*m* = growth (slope)*b* = starting point (*y*-intercept)

Substitute the points from the problem into the equation. Solve for *b*.