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On graph paper, graph the line that goes through the points $(-6,3)$ and $(-3,-1)$7-61 HW eTool (Desmos)

1. What is the slope of the line?

Create a slope triangle to find the rise over the run.

$y=-\frac{4}{3}x -5$

2. What is the $y$-intercept?

On the graph, where does the line cross the $y$-axis?

3. Find the equation of the line.

Use the table in the eTool below to graph the line.
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