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I need help with converting y235x = 4137 to point slope form y  y1 = m(x  x1). Can someone help me?
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I need help with converting y235x = 4137 to point slope form y  y1 = m(x  x1). Can someone help me?
 one year ago
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mark_o.Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
hi on this equation what is your slope?
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mark_o.Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
y235x = 4137 adding 235x to both sides we get?:
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mark_o.Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
just do the pattern in the formula point slope form y  y1 = m(x  x1). y =235x4137 do some factoring here
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mark_o.Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
y  y1 = m(x  x1). y  0 = 235(x  x1). find x1 using 235 and 4137 using division or factoring
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mark_o.Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
to find x1 235 x1=4137, what is x1?
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zepdrixBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I'm not sure if this is really necessary, but if you split the 4137 into 2 numbers, you can find a nice multiple of 235, so it will make your division a little bit easier. \[\large y=235x4137\]\[\large y=235x3995142\]\[\large y+142=235x3995\]Then do what mark is suggesting, factor out the 235 from each term on the right :D \[\large y+142=235(x17)\] Just an idea! :) Looks like you're on the right track already though ^^ so don't mind me.
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mark_o.Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yes plug them in to the formula y  y1 = m(x  x1). y  0 = 235(x  x1).
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mark_o.Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
ok zepdrix got it... :D
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mark_o.Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
4137 / 235 = 17.60425532 on this one we will have an excess of 0.60425532
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zepdrixBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
You don't have to split up the numbers if you don't want ^^ it makes it look nicer, but i don't suppose it's entirely necessary. Just leave your x1 term as a fraction like this. \[\large y0=235(xx1)\]\[\large y0=235(x\frac{4137}{235})\] If splitting up the 4137 into a number divisible by 235 is confusing you, then just do it this way :D
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mark_o.Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
as long as you know where did you get 142 ok? :D
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mark_o.Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
ok have fun now and good luck .. :D
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