Posted by **B.B.** on Sunday, September 20, 2009 at 5:28pm.

Write an equation of the line satisfying the given conditions. Slope=0 y-intercept of 7.

My answer is: y=7x

Is this correct?

Thanks.

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**MathMate**, Sunday, September 20, 2009 at 5:48pm
Sorry, it is not correct.

The general equation for a line is

y=mx+b

m=slope=0

b=y-intercept=7

Can you give it another try?

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**B.B.**, Sunday, September 20, 2009 at 5:51pm
Would it be x=7?

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**MathMate**, Sunday, September 20, 2009 at 6:00pm
Not quite.

In the equation,

y=mx+b

you need to put the slope, m=0, and intercept, b=7 and see what you get.

You would keep y where it is.

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**B.B.**, Sunday, September 20, 2009 at 6:02pm
Would it be y=7?

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**MathMate**, Sunday, September 20, 2009 at 6:52pm
Correct!

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