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Posted by **Kandy** on Monday, October 14, 2013 at 8:12pm.

The x-intercept of a line is -5 and the y-intercept of the line is -2. What is the equation of the line?

A) y=-5/2x-5

B) y=2/5x+2

C) y=5/2x-2

D) y=-2/5x-2

Thanks so much

- Helppp -
**Reiny**, Monday, October 14, 2013 at 9:43pmSo they gave you two points

(-5, 0) and (0,-2)

so the slope = (-2-0)/(0+5) = -2/5

so in slope-yintercept form the equation is

y = (-2/5)x - 2

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