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Jordans_openstudy

  • one year ago

Write an equation of a line in point slope form that has a slope of -2 and passes through (5,-1)

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  1. Jordans_openstudy
    • one year ago
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    A) y + 1 = -2(x – 5) B) y -5 = -2(x – 1) C) y – 1 = -2(x – 5) D) y – 5 = -2(x + 1)

  2. Luigi0210
    • one year ago
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    Point slope: \(\large y-y_1=m(x-x_1)\) \((x_1, y_1)\) m=slope

  3. TheYankee
    • one year ago
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    Plug your equation into point slope form where m is the slope.

  4. Jordans_openstudy
    • one year ago
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    im not really sure I'm so bad at this

  5. TheYankee
    • one year ago
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    Well, look at it this way. Plug your Y coordinate in as Y1 to get Y-5=m(x-x1) Then plug in your slope. Y-5=-2(x-x1) Then plug in your x coordinate to get Y-5=-2(x-1)

  6. Jordans_openstudy
    • one year ago
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    hmm i think I'm kinda getting it now

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