anonymous
  • anonymous
What is the equation of a line passing through (-3, 7) and having a slope of -1/5?
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katieb
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anonymous
  • anonymous
are either of these correct y = -5x + 22 y = 5x + 22
hybrik
  • hybrik
As I done before, you plug in the points to \[Y=-1/5x + B\]
anonymous
  • anonymous
wait what are you supposed to plug in for B

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hybrik
  • hybrik
which would be \[7=-1/5*-3 + B\]
hybrik
  • hybrik
sher, your trying to find B, the y intercept
hybrik
  • hybrik
Your solving for B
anonymous
  • anonymous
ok
anonymous
  • anonymous
how do you solve it
hybrik
  • hybrik
As I put, plug in the X value for X and Y value for y in formula as shown above
anonymous
  • anonymous
so I've got b=1/5*3+7 what's next?
hybrik
  • hybrik
Simplify that
anonymous
  • anonymous
b=7.6
anonymous
  • anonymous
so is that supposed to be the correct answer
hybrik
  • hybrik
No, getting the y intercept, plug in "B" to \[Y = -1/5x + B\]
hybrik
  • hybrik
No, is there more choices
anonymous
  • anonymous
y = -5x + 22 y = 5x + 22
anonymous
  • anonymous
help me plz

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