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find the equation of the line in slope intercept form, that passes through (4,1) and (6,2)
can someone help me please :)
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find the equation of the line in slope intercept form, that passes through (4,1) and (6,2) can someone help me please :)
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myininayaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Do you know what slope intercept form is?
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victoriarose88Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yes, when i did it i got \[y= \frac{ 1 }{ 2 }x+\frac{ 7 }{ 2 }\]
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myininayaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
The slope is right...Checking the yintercept now...
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myininayaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
You should retry to find the yintercept. It is incorrect. Start here: y=mx+b where m=1/2 y=1/2 * x +b Use one of the points gven to plug in for x and to plug in for y.
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myininayaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Either use (4,1) or (6,2) but don't mix and match
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victoriarose88Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so if i were to show my work on a homework assignment i would find the slope and then put it in point slope form? or just plug it back into the equation in slope intercept
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victoriarose88Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
because when i did it in point slope form like my teacher said i did not get one i got 7/2
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myininayaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Then you did it incorrectly. You found the slope m=1/2 Plug it in yy1=m(xx1) Don't forget to distribute yy1=mxmx1
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myininayaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
add y1 on both sides y=mxmx1+y1
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victoriarose88Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yeah i got it now. and one more question standard form is ax+by=c right?
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victoriarose88Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
okay because my book said ax+by+c=0 and my teacher said ax+by=c
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myininayaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Go with what your teacher said. Either one is fine. Both of those forms don't differ a whole a lot. All my math life, I have prefered the slopeintercept form.
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myininayaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Your teacher will be grading you and it is their preference in what form they want the answer.
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victoriarose88Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
okay thank you so much :)
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