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9-20.

Find the equation of the line through the point (−2, 8) with slope 1/2. 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.