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You want to find the equation y = mx + b that fits the points in the table. The values of m and b are fixed that is for this line there is one value for m and one for b. The values of x and y change for each point on the line. Look at the first point. When x = 0 you know that y = 6 so in the equation substitute x = 0, y = 6
and hence
Thus you know that the equation is y = mx + 6. Now substitute the second point x = 1, y = 7 into the equation and solve for m. This will then give you the equation. You can use the third point as a check. When you substitute x = 2, y = 8 into the equation is the left side equal to the right side? Penny  


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