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  • 3 years ago

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. ihavemathquestions
    • 3 years ago
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    @satellite73

  3. anonymous
    • 3 years ago
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    point slope form looks like \[y-y_1=m(x-x_1)\] so you can ignore the A and D now we need the slope

  4. anonymous
    • 3 years ago
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    \[\frac{8+2}{-17-3}=\frac{10}{-20}=-\frac{1}{2}\] is your slope

  5. ihavemathquestions
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    i think B

  6. anonymous
    • 3 years ago
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    so it is the one that looks like \[y-8=-\frac{1}{2}(x+17)\]

  7. neel(dope)
    • 3 years ago
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    right

  8. anonymous
    • 3 years ago
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    yes B will do it

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