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when writing linear equations what happens if you cant find a y intercept. as in the line is in between the coordinates. i cant determine the intercept like i think it would be a fraction or something....

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  1. anonymous
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    well there is always going to be a y intercept and it very well can be a fraction

  2. anonymous
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    how do i decide what the fraction will be

  3. anonymous
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    well if you are using a calculator you can use the trace and find it or probably best bet to estimate

  4. anonymous
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    yeah i don't have a graphing calculator so i guess i have to estimate

  5. anonymous
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    ok what is the problem? like do you have an equation

  6. anonymous
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    its a linear equation and i have the point 1,1 and the slope -1/2 and i graphed it and there is not an exact y intercept

  7. anonymous
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    ok one sec let me see

  8. anonymous
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    okay thanks

  9. anonymous
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    my guess would be 1.8 or 1.9 because it looks like the line is near the 2 on the y intercept.. right?

  10. anonymous
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    yes that looks about right i guess. thanks for the help

  11. anonymous
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    No problem:) anytime! Algebra is way more fun than what I have to do!

  12. anonymous
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    haha i suck at algebra :( i love geometry!

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