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# Write the equation of the line passing through the point (1, -2) and cutting off equal intercepts from the axes.

Given:

Line passing through the point (1, -2) and cutting off equal intercepts from the axes.

To find:

The equation of the line

Explanation:

Let the required equation of the line is:

Now, passes through (1, -2)

a = -1

Hence, the required equation is:

x + y + 1 = 0

Hence, equation of required line is x + y + 1 = 0.

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