The Point-Slope Formula
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Point-Slope Formula

Use the point and slope formula above to solve this problem.

Given:The slope of a line is -1/5 and the point on the same line is (-20,0).
Find:The equation of the line in slope-intercept form, y = mx + b.

    y = x +