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anonymous
 one year ago
write an equation in the form y =mx+b for the line that passes through the point (5,1) and has a slope of 2
anonymous
 one year ago
write an equation in the form y =mx+b for the line that passes through the point (5,1) and has a slope of 2

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tkhunny
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Well, do it. You have "y = mx + b" and you are give the slope. Simply substitute that. y = 2x + b Now what? That point was given for a reason.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0do i subtract 2 from 1

tkhunny
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Why would you do that? Use the given point. (x,y) = (5,1)

tkhunny
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1What does (5,1) mean when it indicates a point on a line?

pooja195
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Before any of the we need to do the point slope formula \[\huge~yy_1=m(xx_1)\] m=slope (x1,y1)

pooja195
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0We also have the slope :) m=2 try again

tkhunny
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Yes, we can use the pointslope formula, but then you have to remember that. I prefer simply thinking. Please answer my question. What does (5,1) mean when it indicates a point on a line?

pooja195
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Still wrong. Let me help you out :) 5 = x1 1 = y1 2=m

pooja195
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Knowing that can you plug in the numbers?

tkhunny
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1434125042262:dw "plug in numbers" doesn't mean anything. The idea of "substitution" is universal and should be burned into your brain.

pooja195
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@tkhunny im sorry that my learning and teaching style is nothing like yours.

pooja195
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0y+1=2(x+5) start by distributing \[\huge~2(x+5) \] do you know how to do that part atleast?

tkhunny
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1@pooja195 No worries. We're all in this together. That's why I say, "I prefer this way." rather than "This is the way to do it or you are an idiot!" :) Unique answers don't actually care how you find them. I am delighted there are different ways to go about it.

pooja195
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[\huge~y+1=2x10\] 10 + 1 =?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.09 and i like poojas more better understand a little

pooja195
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0good so we have our answer :) y=2x9 :) and thanks

pooja195
 one year ago
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