``slope 3, passes through (0, -6)`` Write an equation in slope-intercept form for the line that satisfies each set of conditions.

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We can do this in one shot by using the point slope form instead, y-y1=m (x-x1) and simply solve for y.

The slope, m, is 3

The (x1,y1) is (0,-6)

 y-y1=m (x-x1)

y-(-6)=3 (x-0)

y+6=3×-0

y+6=3x

y=3x-6

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