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lily43
 2 years ago
What is the equation of the lne that passes through points (5,4) and (2,0)?
lily43
 2 years ago
What is the equation of the lne that passes through points (5,4) and (2,0)?

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akhaliq99
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0and then find y intercept

mathstudent55
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Call point (5, 4) = (x1, y1), and call point (2, 0) = (x2, y2) Slope = m = (y2  y1)/(x2  x1) The equation of the line is: y  y1 = m(x  x1)

akhaliq99
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0he has point slope form

akhaliq99
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0both can be used though

lily43
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0can u check if im doing it right because i feel like i messed up somewhere?

mathstudent55
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Sure. Show what you did.

lily43
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i found the slope using m= Y2Y1/X2X1. i got 4/7

lily43
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0then i plugged it in y=mx+b. so now i have y=4/7x+b.

lily43
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i plugged in point (5,4) sonow i have 4=4/7x5+b

lily43
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0then i got 4=20/7+b.thats were im not sure if im right.

mathstudent55
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1359950617065:dw Correct

lily43
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so if i keep solving it the equation would be y=4/7x+1 1/7

mathstudent55
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1359950765775:dw

mathstudent55
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1359950864531:dw

lily43
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i got 8/7 to but turned it into 1 and 1/7

mathstudent55
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You can leave it as 8/7. Your solution is also correct, but it's not usually left with a mixed numeral.
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