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October 23, 2014

Posted by **Ty** on Wednesday, May 14, 2008 at 3:34pm.

- Algebra -
**drwls**, Wednesday, May 14, 2008 at 3:57pmYou are correct that y = (x/2) + b

Since y = 3 at x = 8, you also know that

3 = (8/2) + b = 4 + b.

Therefore b = -1.

y = (x/2) -1

(To answer your question, the 3 goes in the "y" spot when using the (8,3) point and the equation to compute b.)

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