# How do you graph using slope and intercept of #-8x - 10y = 24#?

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#### Explanation:

The graph consists of 2 axis. One for the x-axis and one for the y-axis. So you need to express one in terms of the other. The convention is to express y in terms of x. So your target is to have only one y on the left of = and everything else on the other.

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Add

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Multiply everything by (-1) to make

10y=-8x-24#

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Divide both sides by 10 giving:

And there you are! All you need to do now is make a list of values for x, substitute that value into the equation to obtain its relevant value of y. Plot these on the graph and you have completed the task!!