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Find the slope and y-intercept of the line in the given equation. y=-8/11 x-5

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The equation of any straight line, called a linear equation, can be written as:

y = m x + b

where :

m is the slope of the line

and

b is the y-intercept

In this case:

m = - 8 / 11

y-intercept = - 5

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