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anonymous
 5 years ago
5x+9y+4=0
has the x intercept 4/5 and the y intercept 4/9
It defines a straight line of slope ???????
anonymous
 5 years ago
5x+9y+4=0 has the x intercept 4/5 and the y intercept 4/9 It defines a straight line of slope ???????

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Put the equation in slopeintercept from (meaning solve it for y). The slope is then the coefficient of the x term.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Sorry, previous post should have said slopeintercept "form", not "from"

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0slope is m. b is the yintercept

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok so how would i set this up as a formula

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0If I understand your question correctly, you just need to rearrange the equation you already have to put it in slopeintercept form. First, you need to eliminate any terms that don't include "y" from the left side of the equation, so you would subtract "5x" and "4" from both sides. Second, You would divide both sides by 9 to eliminate the 9 on the left. That would put your equation in slopeintercept form.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0At that point, you can identify "m", which is the slope of your line. "m" is the number or fraction in front of the x term when the equation is in slopeintercept form.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok so the equation right now should be y= 5x4

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0After subtraction, you would have: 9y=5x4 Then, after division, you would have: y=5/9 x  4/9

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok so the slope would be 5/9?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok thanks that makes sense

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.05x+9y+4=0 \[y=(5x4)/9\] \[y= (5/9)x  4/9\] m= 5/9 b = 4/9
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