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ineedyouubiebs
 one year ago
Write an equation for a line parallel to x+15=5y passing through (0,4)
ineedyouubiebs
 one year ago
Write an equation for a line parallel to x+15=5y passing through (0,4)

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twinkieexpress
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0first put equation into y=mx+b then use point slope form yy1=m(xx1) m=slope

ineedyouubiebs
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0then the expression will look like y4+m(x0)

ineedyouubiebs
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@twinkieexpress ?

madrockz
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0slope will be 1/5 as it is parallel to the rrquired eqn.so slopes of oth equations wll be same.

madrockz
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0u r given a point (0,4) this will be x1 and y1 in the eqn, (yy1)=slope(xx1) put the values and try it

ineedyouubiebs
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0How did you figured out the slope was 1/5?

eddy1120
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0First substitute the value to make y positive: y=0.2x3 then use the gradient equation: (yy1)=m(xx1) where m is the slope and the point is (x1,y1) and you will get this: y4=0.2(x0) and after simplifying you get: y=0.2x+4

eddy1120
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0because the slope on the x value is 1/5 when the coefficient of y is 1

ineedyouubiebs
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@jim_thompson5910 ?

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1what's the slope of x+15=5y

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1you need to get the equation into y = mx+b form first

ineedyouubiebs
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0is it y=1/5x+15

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1close, but no

ineedyouubiebs
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0umm can you help me with it, y intercept form was a sucky thing for me

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1start with x+15=5y and divide both sides by 5 to isolate y

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1what you have is close, but it's a bit off

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1hmm how are you getting that?

ineedyouubiebs
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0umm im trying to divide andthen divide both sides by 5

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1another way to think about it: divide every term by 5 to isolate y

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1getting closer

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1it should be 1/5x  3 = y

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1it should be y = 1/5x  3 but you pretty much have it (ignoring the typo)

ineedyouubiebs
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0and whats my next step?

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so what is the slope of y = 1/5x  3

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so the slope of any parallel line to this one is also 1/5

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1since parallel lines have equal slopes

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1the given point is (0,4) so x = 0 and y = 4  we know that m = 1/5, x = 0, y = 4 plug these 3 pieces of info into y = mx + b and solve for b

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1the slope is negative, so it should be y = 1/5x + 4
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