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whadduptori

  • 3 years ago

I NEED HELP.please does anybody know the answer to this? Write an equation of the line, in point-slope form, that passes through the two given points. points: (–17, 8), (3, —2)

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  1. CalebBeavers
    • 3 years ago
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    First you're gonna need to find the slope. Do you know how to do that?

  2. whadduptori
    • 3 years ago
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    y2-y1/x2-x1 ?

  3. CalebBeavers
    • 3 years ago
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    Yep

  4. whadduptori
    • 3 years ago
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    i get -10/20

  5. CalebBeavers
    • 3 years ago
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    Yep, which simplifies to -1/2 now, point slope form looks like this: y-y1=m(x-x1) M=slope (x1, y1)= one of the points you wanna use

  6. whadduptori
    • 3 years ago
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    so is the answer (y-8)=-1/2 (x+17)

  7. CalebBeavers
    • 3 years ago
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    Correct

  8. whadduptori
    • 3 years ago
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    ahh thank you so much!!

  9. CalebBeavers
    • 3 years ago
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    You're welcome

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