Posted by **Ariel** on Tuesday, June 8, 2010 at 11:25pm.

A line has a slope m=1/3 and it passes through the point (3, 4). Find the equation for the line in slope-intercept form.

a.)y = 1/3x + 3

b.)y - 4 = 1/3(x - 3)

c.)y - 3 = 1/3(x - 4)

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**Ariel**, Tuesday, June 8, 2010 at 11:34pm
I figured out the answer by using the slope intercept formula:

y-y1=m(x-x1)

y - 4 = 1/3(x - 3)

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**Reiny**, Wednesday, June 9, 2010 at 6:41am
the slope intercept form has the appearance of

y = mx+b

so you will have to continue with your correct starting equation

y - 4 = 1/3(x - 3)

y - 4 = (1/3)x - 1

y = (1/3)x - 1 + 4

y = (1/3)x + 3 , which is choice a)

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**Ariel**, Wednesday, June 9, 2010 at 11:36am
Thanks:)

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