anonymous
  • anonymous
Which point below would you use with the point (-2, -5) to get a line with a slope of -1? a) (-6, 1) b) (-1, -6) c) (1, 4) d) (4, 1)
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Hero
  • Hero
Use the slope formula to set this up as follows: \[m = \frac{y_2 - y_1}{x_2-x_1}\]\[-1 = \frac{y + 2}{x+5}\]Then input one of the points until it satisfies the equation
Hero
  • Hero
After doing a little manipulation, I get -7 = x + y So whichever point adds up to -7 is correct
Hero
  • Hero
looks like b

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anonymous
  • anonymous
I'm looking over it to understand it. Thank you :]
Hero
  • Hero
Good luck with that :D

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