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14.Use the information given to determine the equation of each line.
a. the slope of the line is 4/3 and its y-intercept is -2

b.the line perpendicular to the line y=-2x+5 and passing through the point (-2,6)

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    14a. Y=mX+b, m=slope, b=Y-intercept.
    Equation:Y=4/3X-2

    14b. Given: Y=-2X+5, p(-2,6). m1=-2
    m2=the negative reciprocal of m1:
    m2=1/2, Y=mx+b, 6=1/2(-2)+b, b=7,
    Equation: Y=1/2X+7.

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