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samanthajane

  • 2 years ago

How do you write the equation of the line which passes through (5,-2) and is parallel to x=4? Can someone please explain?

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  1. completeidiot
    • 2 years ago
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    well what kind of line is x=4 ?

  2. samanthajane
    • 2 years ago
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    A horizontal line; a line with no slope.

  3. completeidiot
    • 2 years ago
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    right that means we need a horizontal line that passes through point (5,-2) any ideas?

  4. completeidiot
    • 2 years ago
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    ill word it differently (5,-2) the x coordiate = ? x=?

  5. samanthajane
    • 2 years ago
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    a line passing through x=5. Is it really that simple?

  6. completeidiot
    • 2 years ago
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    yea

  7. jim_thompson5910
    • 2 years ago
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    it's a vertical line, but you guys pretty much have it

  8. completeidiot
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    oh oops missed that yes jim is right, its a vertical line

  9. samanthajane
    • 2 years ago
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    okay, that makes sense. Sorry! Thank all for all your help! :)

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