# How do I set up this equation in y=mx+b form?Please explain how to set up this equation in y=mx+b form... y=(2-a)x+a

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sushila69 | Student

Fortunately, the given equation: y = (2-a)x + a

is already set up in the required form: **y = mx + b**

Let us compare the two equations carefully; we find that

**m = **(2-a) and **b = **a

The equation **y = mx + b **represents graphically a straight line with the slope being **m **and the **Y-**intercept being **b **.

For the given equation, the slope **m = **(2-a) and the intercept **b= **a.