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 2 years ago
I need help finding an equation of the line that has yintercept=2 and containing the point (5,3)
 2 years ago
I need help finding an equation of the line that has yintercept=2 and containing the point (5,3)

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freewilly922
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Do you know the slope intercept form for a line? y=mx +b?

freewilly922
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Good. So "b" is the yintercept (it's a reason for the name) so you know that y=mx+(2) All you need to do is find the slope m. All you need to do is plug in the (x,y) that they give you and solve for m and you have you equation.

lilyflower19
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0awesome. what if i was given the xintercept instead?
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