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buddhababy002

  • 3 years ago

Write an equation of a line with the given slope and y-intercept. m = –5, b = –3

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  1. Calcmathlete
    • 3 years ago
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    THe form is y = mx + b just plug the numbers in.

  2. buddhababy002
    • 3 years ago
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    so its y=-5*-3+b ?

  3. Calcmathlete
    • 3 years ago
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    Not quite. \[\LARGE y= mx + b\]\[\large where\]\[\LARGE m = -5\]\[\LARGE b = -3\]So where m is, put in -5. WHere b is, plug in -3.

  4. buddhababy002
    • 3 years ago
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    y=-5x+-3

  5. Calcmathlete
    • 3 years ago
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    Yup. However, +- can be simplified to -. So, it would be y = -5x - 3 :)

  6. buddhababy002
    • 3 years ago
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    ok, thank you :D

  7. Calcmathlete
    • 3 years ago
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    np :)

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