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itsjustme_lol
 2 years ago
Write the equation of the line with a slope of 1/3 and passing through the point (6, 4).
itsjustme_lol
 2 years ago
Write the equation of the line with a slope of 1/3 and passing through the point (6, 4).

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itsjustme_lol
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1wait im confused to what that is?

surdawi
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0m is the slope and x1,y1 the point u have

itsjustme_lol
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1im not exactly understanding..."/

surdawi
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok plug that into yy1=m(xx1) now what is the x and y values?

MathLegend
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2In that formula.. m = slope

MathLegend
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2@itsjustme_lol can you plug in everything into that formula now?

MathLegend
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Right.... and you know what x1 and y1 are since they gave you the coordinates. So plug it in.... yy1=m(xx1)

MathLegend
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2y(4)=1/3(x6) y+4=1/3(x6) @itsjustme_lol do you understand that?

itsjustme_lol
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1why did we put +4 in the second one?

MathLegend
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2two negatives makes a positive

MathLegend
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2It is a negative being multiplied by a negative. That is something you should be familiar with.

MathLegend
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2y+4=1/3(x6) Can you simplify the right side of this equation?

itsjustme_lol
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1wait im still confused. im sorry!!!

MathLegend
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2What are you confused about?

itsjustme_lol
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1i dont know how to solve that equation

MathLegend
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2y+4=1/3(x6) *We must first distribute that 1/3 on the right side of the equation. y+4=1/3x+2 Now we need to make this equation into the slopeintercept form... so y=mx+b... so lets subtract the 4 from both sides. y+4=1/3x+2 4 4  y=1/3x2

MathLegend
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2@itsjustme_lol do you understand?

itsjustme_lol
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1that makes sense now
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