## EmmaH 3 years ago Hey would i wrote the equation for this p,ease explain in second grader terms=)

1. Venomblast

where the question?

2. EmmaH

3. EmmaH

how would i write an equatio n for that...im very confused..

4. Venomblast

so that a negative slope

5. MsBlack

y=mx+b m=slope=rise over run= y/x

6. MsBlack

plug in x*slope and minus it from y to get b and there is your equation

7. EmmaH

uuuuuh? y=mx+b this doesnt make much sense...all the possible answers have like a greater than or equal to sign or a less than or equal to sign or < or >

8. EmmaH

?

9. nubeer

the region below the line is shaded.. that means your equation will be less then ... and the line drawn is solid that means less then equal to..

10. nubeer

in case that line drawn would be dottted then you would just put less then sign.

11. MsBlack

slope= -1/2 y intercept = 4 y=-1/2x+4

12. EmmaH

like whats the blue print for the equation i have to write like y=mx+b but like only in that iother for

13. MsBlack

it's an inequality, 1 second

14. EmmaH

ok

15. MsBlack

instead of y = it will be < or > or equal to or greater than/ less than that all depends on the shaded part of the graph

16. MsBlack

like nubeer said shaded below the line less than and line is solid equal too.

17. EmmaH

uuuh im so sorry im just very confused can you start over and make it a little more simple in steps i promise to fan and give you a medal if you do!

18. MsBlack

$y \le -\frac{ 1 }{ 2 } x + 4$

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