# What is the y intercept for a line with point (12,-7) slope 5/2?

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Oct 2, 2015

y-intercept:

#### Explanation:

**Step 1: Write equation in "point-slope form"**

The point-slope form for a line with a slope of

For the given slope and point, this becomes

**Step 2: Convert to "slope-intercept form"**

The slope-intercept form for a line with slope

Starting with

which is the "slope-intercept form with y-intercept -37#