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anonymous
 one year ago
The xintercept of a line is 5 and the yintercept of the line is 2. What is the equation of the line?
anonymous
 one year ago
The xintercept of a line is 5 and the yintercept of the line is 2. What is the equation of the line?

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Well, if you know that the line stops at (5,0) and (0,2), you can find the slope by taking the change in y over the change in x. The slope is then 2/5. Then, you take the x of one coordinate and put it into the equation, finding what must be added to get y. 2/5*0=0. To get 2, you would need to subtract 2. Therefore, b is 2. So your line, in y=mx+b form, is y=2/5x2. Hope this helps!

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0it does thanks so much!! i have two more problems i dont get can you help me?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Sorry, I was eating lunch.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I can try the other problems

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok thanjs! i have no clue on this one Write an equation of the line perpendicular to the given line that contains P. y space equals space 1 fifth x space plus space 1; P(2, 7)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but i think this one Write the equation of the line parallel to the given line containing point P. y space equals space 8 x space minus space 1; P(6, 2) is y=8x+50

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0youre supposed to use point slope from for both!

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Okay, so for the first line you need to find the slope. A perpendicular slope is the reverse, so instead of 1 over 5 it is negative 5 over 1, or 5.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Do both lines in the first problem contain P??

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0and is the second one right??

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so the first and second are both right??
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