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Use intercept form to find the equation of the line. (x/a)+(y/b)=1 Point on the line: (-5,9) X-intercept: (d,0) Y-intercept: (0,d)?

I tried to solve it like this:
(-5/d)+(9/d)=1
(4/d)=1
4=d

But that's wrong and I don't know how to fix it.

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