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# Which two lines have the same y-intercept? Of these two lines, which has the larger slope?

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A linear function has the form:

$y = f(x) = b + mx.$

Its graph is a line such that:

• $m$ is the slope or rate of change of $y$ with respect to $x$.
• $b$ is the vertical intercept or value of $y$ when $x$ is zero.

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