A community for students.
Here's the question you clicked on:
 0 viewing
anonymous
 2 years ago
Indicate the equation of the line through (2, 4) and having slope of 3/5.
_x__y=_?
anonymous
 2 years ago
Indicate the equation of the line through (2, 4) and having slope of 3/5. _x__y=_?

This Question is Closed

anonymous
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0use y=mx+b plug the points given in to y and x appropriately to find b. as well as slope in for m. then set y=(3/5)=b, and find whatever you got for b into the equation and thats your answer.

anonymous
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0sorry. well i dont want to just give you the answer so i will help you get the answers yourself. first, a general equation of a line is y=mx+b. where m is slope, b is the y intercept, and y and x are self explainitory. the first thing you are going to is plug your two given points, and slope, into the equation for x and y appropriately. so you equation will look like: 4=2(3/5)+b. now can you solve for b?

anonymous
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay! this is makin sense lol

anonymous
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0haha ok. so once you solve for b, all you do is plug your slope and b back into the equation. so you final equation will look like: y=(3/5)x+b and just plug whatever you found b to be, into the equation. and it is simple as that.
Ask your own question
Sign UpFind more explanations on OpenStudy
Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.
spraguer
(Moderator)
5
→ View Detailed Profile
is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...
23
 Teamwork 19 Teammate
 Problem Solving 19 Hero
 Engagement 19 Mad Hatter
 You have blocked this person.
 ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...
Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.