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 one year ago
Write an equation in point slope form given: slope, m, = 1/5 and point (5, 2).
A. y + 2 = (1/5)(x  5)
B. y + 5 = (1/5)(x  2)
C. y – 5 = (1/5)(x + 2)
D. y – 5 = (1/5)(x  2)
 one year ago
Write an equation in point slope form given: slope, m, = 1/5 and point (5, 2). A. y + 2 = (1/5)(x  5) B. y + 5 = (1/5)(x  2) C. y – 5 = (1/5)(x + 2) D. y – 5 = (1/5)(x  2)

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mathdude69
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The general form for point slope is:\[yy_1 = m(xx_1)\] Can you use the information given to plug in what you know to this equation?

somebodys_heartbrake
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i dont know how

mathdude69
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Okay! Lets work on this. You know that m = slope, and you know that your slope is 1/5. So the first thing to do would be to plug in m to your equation to get: \[y  y_1 = 1/5(xx_1)\] now, the x1 and y1 are the x and y values from the ordered pair you're given. You do the same thing we did with the slope and plug those in for x1 and y1.

somebodys_heartbrake
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.01y=1/5(1x)
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