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anonymous

  • 5 years ago

how do i solve this problem. y=1/2x-5

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  1. amistre64
    • 5 years ago
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    its not a problem more so as a line on a graph. http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=y%3D%281%2F2%29x-5

  2. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    my bad graph i need to get the 2 points

  3. anonymous
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    thanks for the link gonna try it

  4. amistre64
    • 5 years ago
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    the 2 easiest points are the intercetps; when y = 0 what does x have to be? when x = 0 what does y have to be?

  5. amistre64
    • 5 years ago
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    yeah, it even gives you the x and y intercepts at the site :) under properties of the line

  6. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    confused

  7. amistre64
    • 5 years ago
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    what 2 points you need to get?

  8. amistre64
    • 5 years ago
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    if any 2 points will work; plug in a value for x and get the y from it

  9. amistre64
    • 5 years ago
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    when x = 0; y = -5 right? (0,-5) is one point

  10. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    stiil dont understand sorry

  11. amistre64
    • 5 years ago
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    when x = 2, y = -4; thats another point..(2,-4)

  12. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    what goes where the question mark is x=2 y=1/2(?)-5 x=0

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