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So I was thinking last night about 2 lines that share a common point.
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So I was thinking last night about 2 lines that share a common point.
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now, when the distance between the lines is zero, they meet and the rate of change that this happens is the difference between the slopes
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\[y_1=m_1+b_1\]\[y_2=m_2+b_2\] the distance at x=0 is b1b2; the rate of change that effects this distance is m1m2; therefore:\[Y_d = (m_1m_2)X_d+(b_1b_2)\]
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amistre64 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
this of course is nothing new, its what happens when you apply the substitution method ....
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i just thought it was a nice way at looking at the issue :)
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rymdenbarn Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Yes, it is... interesting to think about, thank you
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amistre64 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
yw and so, the value of Xd where the distance "Yd" = 0 is then\[\frac{b_1b_2}{m_1m_2}\]
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mukushla Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
thank u amistre.. i enjoyed this short thread
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amistre64 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
im a man of few words :)
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