Use the intercept form to find the equation of the line with the given intercepts. the intercept form of the equation of a line with intercepts (a, 0) and (0, b
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Use the intercept form to find the equation of the line with the given intercepts. the intercept form of the equation of a line with intercepts (a, 0) and (0,
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1. User Answers altavistard
Assuming that the "given intercepts" are (a,0) and (0,b), the equation of the line thru these 2 pts. is easily found thru use of the pointslope formula:
b0
m =  = b/a
0a
Then y0 = (b/a)(xa), or y = (b/a)(xa) (answer)