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why.math
 3 years ago
Choose the pointslope form of the equation below that represents the line that passes through the points (−3, 2) and (2, 1).
y + 3 = −5(x − 2)
y − 2 = −5(x + 3)
y + 3 = −(x − 2)
y − 2 = −(x + 3)
why.math
 3 years ago
Choose the pointslope form of the equation below that represents the line that passes through the points (−3, 2) and (2, 1). y + 3 = −5(x − 2) y − 2 = −5(x + 3) y + 3 = −(x − 2) y − 2 = −(x + 3)

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computergeek123
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1The equation is of the form y  y1 = m(x  x1) (x1, y1) is either of the given points; "m" is the slope. Find the slope. m = (y2y1)/(x2x1) ....= (12)/(2+3) = 1/5 However, this slope is not in any of the options, and I checked my work, so either you mistyped something, maybe one of the points, or the people making the book made a mistake. Plug in either point for y1 and x1 in the equation. Apparently they used (3, 2). y  2 = (1/5)(x  (3)) y  2 = (1/5)(x + 3)

precal
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yes, I agree with computergeek. I think you have a typo

why.math
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0idkthats what ive been trying to tell my teachers.. they say the answers there.. but thanks for trying

precal
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Have your teacher work it out, just make sure you copied it correctly
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