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  • one year ago

Use the given conditions to write an equation for the line in point-slope form. Passing through (-5, -7) and (-8, -6)

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    I get -2x + -2y = 26 and that is not one of my choices

  2. DecentNabeel
    • one year ago
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    first find the slope.. do you find the slope

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    0.3?

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Im sorry but im getting -2,-2

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    so would the slope be 0?

  6. DecentNabeel
    • one year ago
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    slope=y2-y1/(x2-x1) the point is the given (-5,-7)(-8,-6) x1=-5 y1=-7 x2=-8 y2=-6 plug in .. slope=m=(-6+7)/(-8+5) m=-1/3

  7. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    I apologize but im still not understanding

  8. DecentNabeel
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    do you point slope formula..

  9. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    y - y1 = m(x - x1)

  10. DecentNabeel
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    slope=m m=(y2-y1)/(x2-x1)

  11. DecentNabeel
    • one year ago
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    ok.. first find the slope

  12. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    -1/3

  13. DecentNabeel
    • one year ago
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    m=-1/3 so use the point (-5,-7) x1=-5 y1=-7 y - y1 = m(x - x1 y+7=(-1/3)(x+5) \[y+7=-\frac{1}{3}x-\frac{5}{3}\]

  14. DecentNabeel
    • one year ago
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    yes good slope =-1/3

  15. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    y + 7 = -1/3 x - 5 or y + 6 = -1/3 x + 7 this is the answer I got after plugging everything in

  16. DecentNabeel
    • one year ago
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    y + 7 = -1/3 x - 5/3 not only 5

  17. DecentNabeel
    • one year ago
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    \[y+6=-\frac{1}{3}\left(x+5\right)\] -1/3 multiple for both x and 5

  18. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    I got it thnk you for all your help

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