Subtract from both sides of the equation.

Divide each term by and simplify.

Divide each term in by .

Cancel the common factor of .

Cancel the common factor.

Divide by .

Simplify each term.

Cancel the common factor of and .

Factor out of .

Cancel the common factors.

Factor out of .

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

Dividing two negative values results in a positive value.

The slope-intercept form is , where is the slope and is the y-intercept.

Reorder and .

Rewrite in slope-intercept form.

Find the values of and using the form .

The slope of the line is the value of , and the y-intercept is the value of .

Slope:

y-intercept:

Slope:

y-intercept:

Choose to substitute in for to find the ordered pair.

Replace the variable with in the expression.

Simplify the result.

Multiply by .

Cancel the common factor of and .

Factor out of .

Cancel the common factors.

Factor out of .

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

Combine the numerators over the common denominator.

Add and .

Divide by .

The final answer is .

The value at is .

Choose to substitute in for to find the ordered pair.

Replace the variable with in the expression.

Simplify the result.

Multiply by .

Divide by .

Add and .

The final answer is .

The value at is .

Create a table of the and values.

Graph the line using the slope and the y-intercept, or the points.

Slope:

y-intercept:

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