Got Homework?
Connect with other students for help. It's a free community.
Here's the question you clicked on:
 0 viewing
Ilovemeowmeow
Group Title
What is the slope of a line that passes through the point (−2, 3) and is parallel to a line that passes through (3, 7) and (−2, −8)?
 2 years ago
 2 years ago
Ilovemeowmeow Group Title
What is the slope of a line that passes through the point (−2, 3) and is parallel to a line that passes through (3, 7) and (−2, −8)?
 2 years ago
 2 years ago

This Question is Closed

3psilon Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Use the slope formula with the two last points \[\frac{ y_{2 }  y_{1}}{ x_{2}x_{1} }\]
 2 years ago

3psilon Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
That will give you the Slope for the last two points
 2 years ago

Ilovemeowmeow Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Okay let me work it out tell me if its correct..
 2 years ago

3psilon Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
So the slope would be \[\frac{ 87 }{ 23} = 15/5 == \]
 2 years ago

3psilon Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
And we know that parallel lines have the same slope
 2 years ago

Ilovemeowmeow Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I did it and got 3! thank you!
 2 years ago

3psilon Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Did you plug in the slope in y = mx + b form? and plug the first coordinates into that and solve for b?
 2 years ago
See more questions >>>
Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.
spraguer
(Moderator)
5
→ View Detailed Profile
is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...
23
 Teamwork 19 Teammate
 Problem Solving 19 Hero
 Engagement 19 Mad Hatter
 You have blocked this person.
 ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...
Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.