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anonymous
 one year ago
Write the equation of the line, in standard form, that passes through the origin and is parallel to x + y = 6. Include your work in your final answer.
I understand the answer is x + y = 0
I want to understand how that is determined. Using point slope form and all that.
anonymous
 one year ago
Write the equation of the line, in standard form, that passes through the origin and is parallel to x + y = 6. Include your work in your final answer. I understand the answer is x + y = 0 I want to understand how that is determined. Using point slope form and all that.

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campbell_st
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1well it needs an x intercept of 0 and y intercept of 0 and slope of 1 so if you take the given line x + y = 6 then y = x + 6 so the slope if m = 1 the point is the origin (0,0) then y  0 = 1(x  0) just simplify

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So you determine the slope by the points?

campbell_st
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1the slope comes from the original line its in standard form x + y = 6 re=writing in slope intercept form y = x + 6

campbell_st
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so the slope is m = 1

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Okay so the x is the slope? What about the 6? Does it not do anything?

campbell_st
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1no the slope is 1 the general slope intercept form is y = mx + b m is the slope so in the given line m = 1 b is the yintercept

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oh I see what I was doing. Thank you. I understand.
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