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sammy5592
 2 years ago
–3x + 2y = 8
change to slope intercept form show all steps.
sammy5592
 2 years ago
–3x + 2y = 8 change to slope intercept form show all steps.

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Bidoof
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Slope intercept form is y=mx+b Step 1: Isolate the term with the y variable

Bidoof
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You can't combine 3x and 8 because 3x has a variable and 8 doesn't

Bidoof
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0It will be 2y=3x+8, but you still have to remove the number attached to y by dividing both sides by that number

hal_stirrup
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Don't you know how to manipulate equations ?

hal_stirrup
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0then you should go back to basic equations and practice that so you can get this. dont build a house of card . solid maths foundation is key.

Bidoof
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You need to divide both sides by 2 to remove the 2 that is with the y variable If it was a fraction, you would multiply by the denominator to cancel it out

Bidoof
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0For the other side, simply divide both terms by 2 to get your answer.

hal_stirrup
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok . lets say y/2=x solve for x? what operator do you need to use?

hal_stirrup
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok if i say to you make y/2 to y what do you have to do. note that y/2 is really \[y\frac{ 1 }{ 2 }\]

hal_stirrup
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0please go to this link http://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebra/solvinglinearequationsandinequalities/v/simpleequations

hal_stirrup
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0its easy . trust me. ;)

sammy5592
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Can you just please give me the answer? this is the last question.

hal_stirrup
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no sorry NOT allowed . website rules.

sammy5592
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0rules are mint to be broken

hal_stirrup
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no not here and not for me.

abigail2010
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Alright sounds like people are harsh over here. The slope formula is mx+b=y So thus you need to get the equation above like it.. 3x+2y=8 First, I would add 3x to both sides. So it's like 3x+(3x) +2y = 8 3x, the 3x's on the left will cancel. So you will get 2y = 83x. So now it's almost in the mx + b =y form you have have the extra 2 in the 2y So now you need to divide both equations by 2 to eliminate the 2y. Thus it would be like... 2y/2 = 83x/2 or you can write it like y = 8/23x/2... finally the 8/2 can be reduced to 4 SO finally the answer would be... y = 4  3/2x

abigail2010
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2actually time out let me fix that.. it won't be 3/2x it should be +3/2x it will actually be y = 4 + 3/2x
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