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│x – 5│ = 3
a. x = 8 and x = 2
b. x = 8 and x = –2
c. x = 8
d. x = 2
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│x – 5│ = 3 a. x = 8 and x = 2 b. x = 8 and x = –2 c. x = 8 d. x = 2
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seidi.yamauti Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
if x5 >0 , then x5=3 if x5 <0, then x(5)=3; x+5=3
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seidi.yamauti Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
since x is a variable, you can't say x5 is > or < than 0, so you must consider both cases (unless the question tells you if it is < or >)
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seidi.yamauti Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
not d
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seidi.yamauti Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
haha right. It's a
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seidi.yamauti Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
linear function means the graph will be a straight line so, if you take the same deltax for diferent x's, there should be the same deltay in both cases I guess it's a bit confuse  sorry I can't explain the right way cause my english is poor...
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seidi.yamauti Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
like if you pick up x1=1, y1=1 & x2=2, y2=3 for any other deltax = x2x1 = 1, there should be the same deltay = y2=y1 = 4
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chronicle Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i suppose its not ?
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seidi.yamauti Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
it is! plot the graph and you will see. Every point (x,y) is in an unique line
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chronicle Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
oooh haha thanks
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seidi.yamauti Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1358481474606:dw
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chronicle Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Tell whether the sequence is arithmetic. If it is, what is the common difference? –12, –7, –2, 3, . . . (1 point) yes; 5 yes; 8 yes; 3 no
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seidi.yamauti Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
and you can even write the function, which is y=54x
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chronicle Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
that one is yes; 5 ?
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seidi.yamauti Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
right
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chronicle Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
For the data in the table, does y vary directly with x? If it does, write an equation for the direct variation. x y 3 6 6 18 8 24 (1 point) yes; y = 2x yes; y = 3x yes; y = 4x no; y does not vary directly with x
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seidi.yamauti Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
in this case, any member of the sequence is given by An= 12 + 5n
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seidi.yamauti Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
hahaha, calm down!
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chronicle Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
haha mybad
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seidi.yamauti Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
well, that's the same as the other
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seidi.yamauti Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
actually, it is yes
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The table shows the height of a tree as it grows. What equation in slopeintercept form gives the tree's height at any time? Time (months) Height (inches) 2 14 4 23 6 32 8 41 y = 9x + 2 y = 9/2x + 5 y = 9/2x y = 5x + 9/2
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seidi.yamauti Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
(by the way, the previous one is d, sorry)
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chronicle Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i know, thank you
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seidi.yamauti Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
you need to find the slope which is deltay/deltax
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seidi.yamauti Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
y=ax+b a is the slope once you find it, just put any value for y from the tableand you get b
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Write y = –2/5x – 3 in standard form using integers. 2x + 5y = –15 2x + y = –3 2x + 5y = –3 x + y = –15
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seidi.yamauti Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
it is (2/5)x , right?
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seidi.yamauti Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
just multiply everything by 5
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chronicle Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
no a ! haha
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chronicle Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
thanks your helping so much
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Write the equation of a line that is perpendicular to the given line and that passes through the given point. y = –1/3x + 5; (4, 3) y = –3x + 15 y = 3x – 9 y = –4x + 3 y = –1/3x – 11
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seidi.yamauti Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
you're welcome :)
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seidi.yamauti Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
aaaaaa, I forgot the rule
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seidi.yamauti Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
to be perpendicular, the multiplication of the slopes' values must be 1, is it right?
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seidi.yamauti Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
the equation you need to find is y=ax+b a.(1/3) = ? then substitute (4;3)
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seidi.yamauti Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
ah, the slope2 of a perpendicular line is 1/slope1
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seidi.yamauti Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
a1 the slope of a line a2 the slope of a perpendicular line then a2= 1/a1 or a1.a2=1
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What is the solution of the system? y = x – 14 y = –4x + 11 (5, –9) 1 over 5 and – (69 over 5) 5 over 3 and – (37 over 3) – (3 over 5) and – (73 over 5)
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seidi.yamauti Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
subtracting the first by the second, you have 0=5x25 this gives you x=5
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seidi.yamauti Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
substitue x in any of the equations and you find y
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chronicle Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
im confused
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chronicle Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
idk where 0=5x25 is from :/
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seidi.yamauti Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
y=x14 y=4x+11 (minus) _____________ 0=x(4x)1411
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seidi.yamauti Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
or since y=y, then x14=4x+11
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seidi.yamauti Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
no, it's a, the simplest
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seidi.yamauti Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
haha
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Bradley and Ryan are having a contest to see who can collect the most bumper stickers. Bradley started with 23 bumper stickers and plans to add 4 each month. Ryan has 9 bumper stickers and plans to add 6 each month. After how many months will they have the same number of bumper stickers? (1 point) 10 months 2 months 7 months 51 months
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seidi.yamauti Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
a way to solve it is writing the equations of stickers collected by each of them
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seidi.yamauti Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
being m = months, then Bradley: Stickers=23+4m Ryan: Stickers=9+6m
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seidi.yamauti Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
it means BRadley has 23 stickers and owns 4more each month and Ryan has 9 stickers and owns 6 more each month
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chronicle Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
b.2 months?
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seidi.yamauti Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
it is the same as the previous, and you can just write y=23+4x y=9+6x you want to know x
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seidi.yamauti Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
not b
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seidi.yamauti Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
in this case, you don't want to know y
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seidi.yamauti Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
either, you could substitute the options in the formulas and see if they give the same number
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chronicle Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i dont know :(
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seidi.yamauti Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Sure you know! Bradley: [number of stickers]=23+4x Ryan: [number of stickers]=9+6x
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seidi.yamauti Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
if you call number of stickers as 'y' then you see that y MUST be the same in both equations
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seidi.yamauti Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
and so the right hand sides of the equations
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seidi.yamauti Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
so 23+4x=9+6x and you just need to find x
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seidi.yamauti Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
the secret in this question is to transform words in equations, once you done that, you solve matematicaly (?)
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chronicle Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
7months!
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seidi.yamauti Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yes! haha
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chronicle Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
haha thank you thank you
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seidi.yamauti Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
oh well, there's any other problem? I must go soon :P
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chronicle Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
k last one How many solutions does the system have? 12y = –3x + 20 y = –1/4x + 5/3 (1 point) one two infinite none i think its infinite?
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seidi.yamauti Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
let's see
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seidi.yamauti Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
You are right
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seidi.yamauti Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
but look at the system and you will see one is the same as the other
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seidi.yamauti Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
one equation is the same as the other
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seidi.yamauti Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
so you can't find just one value for (x,y) any x value gives an right y value
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seidi.yamauti Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
multiply the second by 12, and you will end up with 2 equal equations
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chronicle Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
oohh so its B?
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seidi.yamauti Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
no, it is infinite, as you said
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seidi.yamauti Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
you have 1 equation and 2 variables
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seidi.yamauti Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
any given value of x will result in a y or any y will result in a x
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seidi.yamauti Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
all of then right
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What is the slope of the line that passes through the pair of points? (5, 7), (2, 1) 8/7 2 –8/7 1/2
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seidi.yamauti Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
deltay/deltax
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chronicle Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i still have to graph some questions but i will let you know
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seidi.yamauti Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
if you are not in a hurry, i can answer as soon as i come back
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chronicle Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
k im not in a hurry
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seidi.yamauti Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
(71)/(25) or (17)/(52) You just need to use the correspondent positions to x's and y's values
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seidi.yamauti Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
like (y2y1)/(x2x1) or (y1y2)/(x1x2) but not (y2y1)/(x1x2) or (y1y2)/(x2x1)
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seidi.yamauti Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
any other question, message me :) bye!
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