sharon_penn
The xintercept of a line is –5 and the yintercept of the line is –2. What is the equation of the line?



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AriPotta
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so we have 2 points, right? the xintercept, (5,0) and the yintercept, (0,2)

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now, what's the slope?

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that's where I get lost AriPotta

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well, i already posted the slope formula, remember? that's what we did in the other question

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I need a Geometry for dummies book lol

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is it 5 2

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nop.

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is it y=5/2 x=2

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y=5/2 x2

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so 2/5 is our slope

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y=2/5 x2 then?

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y=5/2 x5

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I'm out of ideas

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nop.

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y=2/5x+2

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oh wait.

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y = 2/5x 2 was right. sorry about that :/

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Thank You AriPotta

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no problem :)