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Posted by **barb** on Sunday, August 22, 2010 at 9:25pm.

How do work this can anyone help with step by step as i will have more of these?

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**MathMate**, Sunday, August 22, 2010 at 9:35pmThe slope-intercept form of a line is

y=mx+b

where m is the slope and b is the y-intercept.

You can consider the given equation as:

y=(1/2)x+0

So what is the y-intercept?

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**barb**, Sunday, August 22, 2010 at 9:38pmis it (0,0)? I thought x was the slope

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**MathMate**, Sunday, August 22, 2010 at 9:52pmm is the slope, and

**b**is the y-intercept in y=mx+b. The given equation can be converted to the form

y=(1/2)x +**0**

So what is the y-intercept for the given equation?

Note: the y-intercept is a single numerical which represents the y-coordinate of the intersection of the line with the y-axis. It is not a coordinate pair.

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**barb**, Monday, August 23, 2010 at 2:13amthe question tells us to type in an ordered pair

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**MathMate**, Monday, August 23, 2010 at 7:44amIn that case, you could answer with the ordered pair of the intersection point, namely (0,0) as you mentioned.

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