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What is the equation of the line that passes through the points (3, 2) and (5, 8)?
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What is the equation of the line that passes through the points (3, 2) and (5, 8)?
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jazyBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Find Slope. \[m = \frac{ y2  y1 }{ x2  x1 }\](3, 2) and (5, 8) \[m = \frac{ 8  2 }{ 5 (3) } = \frac{ 82 }{ 5+3 }=\frac{ 6 }{ 2 }=3\]
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Now put into PointSlope form. y  y1 = m(x  1) m is slope Substitute x1 and y1 for the given point's coordinates. Slope of 3 (3, 2) y  2 = 3(x  (3)) y  2 = 3(x + 3) Now change into SlopeIntercept form.y = mx + b y  2 = 3(x + 3) Distribute. y  2 = 3x  9 Add 2 to both sides. y = 3x  7
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Sorry it took a while for me to finish up.
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thatgirl666Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Its ok can you help me with something else? @jazy
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http://openstudy.com/study#/updates/5106af8be4b0ad57a563dc82
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