posted by Kandy .
Mom in need of help!
The x-intercept of a line is -5 and the y-intercept of the line is -2. What is the equation of the line?
Thanks so much
So 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