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## #1 2013-05-16 02:09:10

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### y-intercept

Find the y-intercept of the line passing through the point (14,12) and having slope 2/7

## #2 2013-05-16 02:14:25

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### Re: y-intercept

Hi;

So the y intercept is 8.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
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## #3 2013-05-16 03:00:31

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### Re: y-intercept

thank you. I see what I did wrong.

## #4 2013-05-16 03:02:48

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### Re: y-intercept

Start off with the general form y = mx + b.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.