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GCR92
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Think about it, what do 2 straight lines need to be pararell?

AmberCat21
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0it's that they don't intersect?

GCR92
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yes, they never intersect, and what does it matematically mean?

GCR92
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0they have something in common..

GCR92
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0They have the same slope.

GCR92
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You have the equation of a line, which is usually given in the general form Ax+By+c=0

hba
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[Slope=m=\frac{ coefficient \ of \ x }{ coefficient \ of \ y }\]

GCR92
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0in your case, you have it put in a different way, with the y solved, that's what we call the explicit form of the equation of the line

GCR92
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0and so, to calculate the slope DIRECTLY just by seeing the equation, we have a trick

GCR92
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0IF they give you the equation in the general form, Ax+By+c = 0, the slope is A/B

GCR92
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Now, if you have it in the explicit form, y=mx+n, what would be the slope in there? try it

hba
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1@AmberCat21 Do you even get a word.

hba
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1@GCR92 Always try to simplify it dude. We need to make it look as simpler as possible :P

GCR92
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Thanks, I know what you mean, but the ammount of concepts that one needs to DOMINATE to really know math is so big that sometimes i just can't explain something in 2 words

GCR92
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0should we answer or wait for him to come back @hba

hba
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Well,giving direct answers or providing the whole solution is not allowed on OS @GCR92 We do not want the answerers to do all the work,we would like the asker to participate in the solution though :)

GCR92
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@hba got it, thanks, let just see if he comes back.
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