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n22mccoy

  • 5 years ago

how do we tell the values of a and b in the following equation: ax + by = 1 they provide a graph with a line angled down and to the right like so \

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  1. undacovabroda45
    • 5 years ago
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    you might want to put in in y-intercept form

  2. n22mccoy
    • 5 years ago
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    right, so by=-ax+1

  3. n22mccoy
    • 5 years ago
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    the question is asking which of the following must be true: 1: a>0 and b< 0 2: a >0 and b > 0 3: a<0 and b <0 4: a <0 and b>0 5: a = 0 and b>0

  4. n22mccoy
    • 5 years ago
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    i was thinking option 1, but it's not right and i don't know why

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