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anonymous
 one year ago
What is the slope and yintercept of the equation 3(y − 2) + 6(x + 1) − 2 = 0?
anonymous
 one year ago
What is the slope and yintercept of the equation 3(y − 2) + 6(x + 1) − 2 = 0?

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Get it into y = mx + b form by solving for y. Start by distributing

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0m will be the slope, b is the yintercept

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0First, distribute everything.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you need to use the distributive property first and then put it into slopeintercept form

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Agreed. There is a specific form for finding slope and yintercept. This is called the slopeintercept for, which @peachpi has stated.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I distributed the 3 by mulitiplying both terms in parentheses by 3. Now distribute the 6 in the 2nd parentheses. dw:1437354317676:dw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I've heard of slope intercept I just don't know how to use it

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0slope intercept is one of the forms to write the equation of a line. y = mx + b where m is slope and b is yintercept. For example the equation y = 7x  2 has a slope of 7 and a yintercept of 2.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0What class are you on?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0And you don't know how to use slopeintercept or you haven't heard of it?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I don't understand how to use it, I've heard of it though. I just finished a lesson about it

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ok, so the slopeintercept form is used to make a line. As @peachpi mentioned, in y=mx+b, "m" is the slope and "b" is the yintercept. Once you solve for these two variables, you can draw a line

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0In this problem, you are given enough information to attain the slopeintercept, but you need to work through the problem

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0First, distribute the whole problem and then we'll work through the rest

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Okay I believe that once distributed the problem would look something like this 3y6+6x+62=0

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yes, now combine like terms

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Were you able to do it?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@sewandowski yes I was able to distribute.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0look above, it's in the comments

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@peachpi okay I combined like terms 6x+3y2

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Hehe, that's what I asked for XD

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Now all you need to do is get y alone

Mertsj
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1You started out with an equation. What happened to the equal sign? 1. Subtract 6x from both sides. 2. Divide both sides by 6

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay now I'm confused @peachpi and @sewandowski have been telling me one thing and now @Mertsj is saying something different

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Hahaha, no, we're all telling you the same thing but in different words

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0What @Mertsj told you are the steps to isolate y

Mertsj
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1\[\frac{3y}{3}=\frac{6x}{3}+\frac{2}{3}\]

Mertsj
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1What is m in your equation?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Look at the value being multiplied by x...

Mertsj
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1m is the slope of the line.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you spelled my name wrong, its Kaelyn

Mertsj
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1b is the y intercept. Now...answer the questions that the problem asks.

Mertsj
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Don't sweat the small stuff.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0thanks to everyone who helped
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