LifeIsADangerousGame
  • LifeIsADangerousGame
How do I find the y intercept of this linear equation? 2y + 6 = 5x I don't want the answer ,I just need someone to show me what I need to do to get the answer and I'll be good to go :)
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katieb
  • katieb
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KatrinaKaif
  • KatrinaKaif
Lets turn this into y=mx+b format first Can you do that for me?
LifeIsADangerousGame
  • LifeIsADangerousGame
2y = 5x + 6?
KatrinaKaif
  • KatrinaKaif
Good! Your on the right track, except you need the "y" on the left side alone. So what can we do with the 2?

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LifeIsADangerousGame
  • LifeIsADangerousGame
y =(5x + 6)/2?
KatrinaKaif
  • KatrinaKaif
Yep, Now simplify
kymber
  • kymber
The y-intercept is B in y=mx+b! |dw:1333478419119:dw|
LifeIsADangerousGame
  • LifeIsADangerousGame
o.o
KatrinaKaif
  • KatrinaKaif
Wait. your supposed to substract six from both sides/
LifeIsADangerousGame
  • LifeIsADangerousGame
I'm supposed to do that before everything?
LifeIsADangerousGame
  • LifeIsADangerousGame
or before I divide it by 2?
KatrinaKaif
  • KatrinaKaif
Hmm Can I help you on Twiddla? This seems a bit harder to explain :/
LifeIsADangerousGame
  • LifeIsADangerousGame
Sure, where's Tdiddla?
kymber
  • kymber
You have to get the equation in y=mx+b form so you just solve for y. And the y intercept is whatever B is. :D
KatrinaKaif
  • KatrinaKaif
http://www.twiddla.com/803701
LifeIsADangerousGame
  • LifeIsADangerousGame
Thanks Katrina!

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