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anonymous

  • 4 years ago

y intercept =6 find the slope of the line if the area of the triangle is 72 sq. units.

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  1. Directrix
    • 4 years ago
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    Is there a diagram?

  2. anonymous
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    there is but I don't know how to attach it here

  3. Directrix
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    Click on the blue "Draw" button and sketch it by hand here.

  4. anonymous
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    the shaded area is 72 square units

  5. anonymous
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    |dw:1328508724477:dw|

  6. Directrix
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    A = 1/2 bh A = 1/2 b (6) 72 = 3 b b = 24 I assume that we want the slope of the hypotenuse of the right triangle. Two points on the line are (0,6) and (24,0)

  7. Directrix
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    Two points on the line are (0,6) and (24,0) m = (6-0)/(0-24) = 6/(-24) = - 1/4.

  8. anonymous
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    ok that makes better sense I was using a different formula. Thank you

  9. Directrix
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    Glad to help. Thanks for the medal.

  10. anonymous
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    you bet

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