# The equation of the straight line passing through the point (4, 3) and making intercepts on the co-ordinate axes whose sum is –1 is Option 1) Option 2) Option 3) Option 4)

As we learnt in

Intercept form of a straight line -

- wherein

and are the -intercept and -intercept respectively.

Let the equation of straight line be

i.e.                                                  ..........(1)

...........(2)

4(-1-a)+3a=a(-1-a)

-4 - a = - a - a2

and a+b=-1

if a=2, b=-3

a=-2, b=1

Option 1)

This solution is incorrect

Option 2)

This solution is incorrect

Option 3)

This solution is incorrect

Option 4)

This solution is correct

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