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Please help? Write an equation of the line, in pointslope form, that passes through the two given points.
points: (–2, 15), (9, –18)
 2 years ago
Please help? Write an equation of the line, in pointslope form, that passes through the two given points. points: (–2, 15), (9, –18)

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dpaInc
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1can you calculate the slope of the line passing through those two points? use: \(\Large slope=m=\frac{y_2y_1}{x_2x_1} \)

dpaInc
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1do you know how to use the slope formula?

whadduptori
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1would the answer be y15=3(x+2)

dpaInc
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1of course, the answer is not unique... you could've also used the other (9, 18).... :)

whadduptori
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1thank you so much! do you mind helping?

dpaInc
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1go ahead and post up a new question.... i don't think open study will run out of hard drive space anytime soon.

whadduptori
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1What is the equation of the given line in standard form? Use integer coefficients. y = –1.7x + 8.5

dpaInc
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1this is standard form: Ax + By = C, where A, B, C are integer coefficients... so in your slopeintercept form, we need to clear the decimals by multiplying by the whole equation by 10... \(\Large y = –1.7x + 8.5 \) \(\Large \color {red}{10}[y = –1.7x + 8.5] \) can you tell me what youd get here?

dpaInc
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1u got it.... :) nice job..
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