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I wanted to see if I was solving this problem correctly. A line passes through the point (-3,-8)and has a slope of -2.Write an equation for this line.

y=mx+b
m=-2
y=-2x+b
-8=-2(-3)+b

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    so far so good. Now just solve for b and plug that into your formula.

    Then check that (-3,-8) satisfies the equation.

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