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anonymous
 5 years ago
Can someone please explain to me how to find an equation of the line containing the given points (1/6,1/3) and (5/6,3)
anonymous
 5 years ago
Can someone please explain to me how to find an equation of the line containing the given points (1/6,1/3) and (5/6,3)

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amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.11) find out the "slope" between the points by subtracting one from the other

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1x,y (5/6 , 3 )  (1/6, 1/3)  (4/6,8/3) slope = y/x = (8/3)/(4/6) and that can be simplified

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.18/3 8 6  =  *  = 2*2 = 4 4/6 4 3 slope is = 4

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1the equation of a line is y = "slope" * x + b; and it needs to contain at least one of the points given :) perferably both; but we have the slope, so we only need one of them to work it out

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1y = mx + b; (x=5/6, y=3) 3 = (4)(5/6) + b ; solve for b 3 = 20/6 +b 3  10/3 = b 1/3 = b the equation of the line is: y = 2x  1/3 which can be written also as... 2x y = 1/3

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1.... arg!! typoed it lol

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1y = 4x  (1/3) 4x +y = 1/3 4x y = 1/3 are all equal equations for this line
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