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PLEASE HELP!

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  1. ineedyouubiebs Group Title
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    What is the value of x? (x,1) and (-5,-6); slope: 7/6

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    @dan815 ?

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    |dw:1378778984712:dw|

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    I did the problem but I got a funky number that doesn't seem right. I got 19/6 and it doesnt seem correct somehow

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    |dw:1378779038256:dw|

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  6. ineedyouubiebs Group Title
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    Yeah, I understand that part. Then I subtract -6 minus 1 and I get -7

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    |dw:1378779264361:dw|

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    @Luigi0210 Can you please explain this problem?

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    Well there is another way to do it I guess, but dan's is the simplest

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    so then the value of x is 1? o.O

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    yup, we could do it my way if you want? But it's the longer way,

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    Yeah, let's try the longer way please

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    |dw:1378779944389:dw| So first what we would do is simplify the fractions down. Once we get that part done we cross-multiply

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    Wait, I just went over dan's work. and i understand what he was trying to do. Except that when i subtract -5-1 I get -6 not 6?

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    Maybe this will make it simpler|dw:1378780257869:dw|:

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    Oh since both of them are negative, it will become positive. Correct?

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    |dw:1378780328754:dw|

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    Yup

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    So technically I'm just substituting a number in to get 6 right?

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    yup

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    okay thanks. i was complicating it more than i should've:)

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    No problem!

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