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anonymous

  • one year ago

What is the point-slope equation of the line with slope that goes through the point (-2, 7)?

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  1. pooja195
    • one year ago
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    Whats the slope?

  2. pooja195
    • one year ago
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    Is it given? Because without it you can't do this...

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    5/2

  4. pooja195
    • one year ago
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    ok so we use the point slope formula >:) \[\huge~\rm~y-y_1=m(x-x_1) \]

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    yes

  6. pooja195
    • one year ago
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    m=slope so in place of m we have 5/2 x1=-2 y1=7 can you substituite these values into the equation?

  7. pooja195
    • one year ago
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    Need help?

  8. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    http://media.apexlearning.com/Images/200908/16/9a148069-0d38-4874-8903-203727813f5c.gif

  9. pooja195
    • one year ago
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    you switched the x and y values try again

  10. anonymous
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    http://media.apexlearning.com/Images/200908/16/8306c1c7-fe09-44e4-bdf0-bb0e7a9b2c44.gif

  11. pooja195
    • one year ago
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    y-7=5/2(x+2) 2 negs make 1 pos

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