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A line through points (-5, 2) and (2,Y) has a slope of 3. Find Y

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  1. Hesher
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    Anyone at all?

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  2. zordoloom
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    y would be 23

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    (-5,2) and (2,23)

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    Thank you, but do you mind showing me the steps?

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    Do you know how to find the slope between 2 points?

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    Yes

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    Set it up, including the missing variable, and set it equal to 3. Then solve.

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    so it would be 3 - 2 over 2 - (-5) ?

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    y-2 over 2+5

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    Ahh

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    then set it equal to 3 and solve..

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    (y-2)/7=3 multiply both sides by 7, then add 2

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    So I replace Y with 3, then I did that whole part. I got 1/7

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    |dw:1352681768304:dw|

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    Multiply both sides by 7

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    |dw:1352681799107:dw|

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    Add the 2.

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    y=23

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    Thank you

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