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Use the formula for the equation of a line to find .

Substitute the value of into the equation.

Substitute the value of into the equation.

Substitute the value of into the equation.

Find the value of .

Rewrite the equation as .

Simplify each term.

Cancel the common factor of .

Factor out of .

Factor out of .

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

Combine and .

Multiply by .

Move the negative in front of the fraction.

Move all terms not containing to the right side of the equation.

Add to both sides of the equation.

To write as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by .

Combine and .

Combine the numerators over the common denominator.

Simplify the numerator.

Multiply by .

Add and .

Move the negative in front of the fraction.

Now that the values of (slope) and (y-intercept) are known, substitute them into to find the equation of the line.

Find the Equation Using Slope-Intercept Form (-4,-6) , m=5/8