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Barrelracer17
 one year ago
Indicate in standard form the equation of the line through the given points.
P(0, 4), Q(5, 1)
Barrelracer17
 one year ago
Indicate in standard form the equation of the line through the given points. P(0, 4), Q(5, 1)

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Barrelracer17
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@MMMercado can you help me please

radar
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0First develop the line equation in any form. then place it in the standard form which is: ax + by = c

Barrelracer17
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0do you first put it in point slope form?

radar
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The two points given is all you need. Suggest you use the pointslope form to solve for the slope, the slope will become "a" in the standard form.

radar
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I would go that way. pointslope form.

radar
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I will standby for further assistance (if needed).

Barrelracer17
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i put it in point slope form just don't get how to put it in standard once i get it in point

radar
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok what did you get for slope (m) in the point slope form? (4  1) = m(0 5) 5 = 5m m = ?

radar
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Correct, now use point slope again using the variables x and y and only one of the given points like this: (y1) = m (x5) I used the second point y1 = 1(x5) y1 = x 5 placing in standard form first put the variables on the left side. x + y 1 = 5 now put the numerical values on the right x + y = 5 + 1 simplify. and you will be done.

radar
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what does the final standard form look like?

Barrelracer17
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So I just simplify it?

radar
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yes combine the numericals on the right side of the equal sign.

Barrelracer17
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So that would equal 6... right?

radar
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0x + y = 4 one answer or it could be expressed as: x  y = 4 by multiplying both sides by a 1.

radar
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0No. 5 + 1 would be a 4. Remember your rules for signs when adding or subtrtacting In this case you are adding a 1 to a 5.

Barrelracer17
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Okay I got it now thank you so much plus my algebra teacher in summer school finally decided to help me

radar
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Very good, I like the line equation expressed as x  y = 4 better simply because the coefficient of x is shown as a +1 which is also the value of the slope (+1).
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