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anonymous
 5 years ago
Need a little help with this formula. y=mx+b. x1=2, y1=3, m=1/5. I have so far y=1/5x?? what is the rest of it?
anonymous
 5 years ago
Need a little help with this formula. y=mx+b. x1=2, y1=3, m=1/5. I have so far y=1/5x?? what is the rest of it?

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Expand y=mx+b to (yk)=m(xh) where (h,k) is a point. From the given information, you know x=2 and y=3, so (h,k) is (2, 3). Check signs when plugging in.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Afterwards, distribute your (1/5) into (x2), subtract 3 on both sides, and viola. :)

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I got the y+3=1/5(x2). So subtract 3 form both sides is y=1/5x+1?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Watch the parenthesis. You're going to get y=(1/5)x+2/53. y=x/513.5 is your final equation.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I thought that the 1/5x would not change. I am lost now.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I gave that as an answer but it says it is wrong.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok, so here's what happened. (1/5)x means (1/5) times x, which is the same as putting x over a 5. (1/5)x=x/5. I'd review a little over notation, if I were you. :)

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0y=x/513/5, I meant.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ok got it. that worked thank you.
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