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Patrick_Wright
 2 years ago
what is the slope intercept of the line passing thourgh(5,2) and to the line y=1/2x2
Patrick_Wright
 2 years ago
what is the slope intercept of the line passing thourgh(5,2) and to the line y=1/2x2

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Trillography
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Slope Intercept formula: y=mx+b

Patrick_Wright
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ik that obviously but idk to do with the points and the equation

Trillography
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Well if you obviously knew that then you would of known that the m is 1/2 and the b is 2. Then 5 is x and 2 is why. You have to put them in Slope intercept form.

CalebBeavers
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i think your question is missing a word

Patrick_Wright
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yea its parrel ot the line

CalebBeavers
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Alright. you see the slope of y=1/2x2 is 1/2, right?

Patrick_Wright
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0wait? how is it 1/2?

CalebBeavers
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Slope intercept form y=mx+b m is the slope

zaynahf
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1First use Pointslope form:\[y  y _{1}= m ( x  x _{1})\] If its parallel, it has the same slope, so m will be 1/2 The points will be (5,2), where Y1= 2 and X1= 5 Just plug these in, and isolate the y term on the left side to get slopeintercept form.

Patrick_Wright
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0o ok lol i did then but then i solved it. i wasn't supposed to solve it?

Patrick_Wright
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0nevermind did the math wrong

zaynahf
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Can you tell me what you get?

zaynahf
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1You need to keep the x and y in there, and twhen you plug in in, it should look like: \[y + 2 = 1/2 ( x +5)\]

Patrick_Wright
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0isn't that point slope form?

zaynahf
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Yes, but in order to get to slope int form, you need to start here, and then change to slope int form

zaynahf
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Can you distribute the right side out?

zaynahf
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Ok so now you have y + 2 = 1/2 x + 2.5 Now carry over the 2 to the right side

zaynahf
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Thats the equation in slope int form

Patrick_Wright
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0o ok thank you that really helped for my geom. final
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