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courtney
 5 years ago
what is the equationof a line with a slope 3/4 passing through the point (2,10)
courtney
 5 years ago
what is the equationof a line with a slope 3/4 passing through the point (2,10)

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The equation of a line is y=mx+b. You are given an x, a y and an m. You can then solve for b. Then write the equation as y=(m you are given)x+(b you solved for)

Courtney
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i dont get math at all and you just confused me a whole lot

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Sorry. The equation of any like is y=mx+b where m is the slope and b is the yintercept. They give you the slope which is m and the coordinates (2,10) are in the form (x,y). That means they gave you the values for m, x and y. So now you have 10=(3/4)(2)+b. You then solve for b. Then write the equation as y=(m which is the slope)x+(b you solved for)

Courtney
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok can you explain the very last part again

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Sure. So now you solved for b and you are given m. y and x remain as variables though. So you write y=mx+b but plug in the m they gave you and the b you solved for. The x and y remain as just x and y.

Courtney
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok i still dont get it could you just give me the answer please lol

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I really want you to get it =/ 10=(3/4)(2)+b. You then solve for b. y=mx+b y=(3/4)x(23/2) Hope you see how i got to that

Courtney
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no but could you help me with something else

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0At what step do you get lost.

Courtney
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0basically the whole thing sorry

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So you know that the equation of any line is y=mx+b. Where m is the slope of the line and b is the point where it crosses the y axis, right.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So in the problem they give you the slope and the coordinate of a point that is supposed to be on this line. So they give you m a certain x and a certain y

Courtney
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0uhh ok im getting lost

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0"what is the equation of a line with a slope 3/4 passing through the point (2,10)" Slope is 3/4. Since slope is the m value we have y=(3/4)x+b, right.

Courtney
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0im really bad at math so sorry if im wasting your time

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Don't worry about it. Do you get what i did on the last step though? we had y=mx+b as the equation of the line. They told us the slope which is m so I just plugged it in.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So we have y=(3/4)x+b. Now they tell us that this point (2,10) is on the line. The point is written in the form (x,y). Ok so far?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So we know that since this point is on the line, it makes the equation of the line true. This means that 10=m(2)+b. Since we are also given m, we have 10=(3/4)(2)+b.

Courtney
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok im starting to get it

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Now we can solve for b since everything else is just numbers. 10=(3/2)+b. 10(3/2)=b b=23/2 So now we have m=3/4 and b=23/2

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Now since the equation of the line is just y=mx+b where y and x are variables, we have all the information we need. Now we just plug them in: y=(3/4)x+(23/2) y=(3/4)x(23/2)

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yup. You now have the equation of the line that has a slope 3/4 passing through the point (2,10)

Courtney
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0omg thank u so much are you an adult

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0No problem Almost :P. Still in high school

Courtney
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh ill be in highschool this coming year
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