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  • one year ago

need help!?!?!?!?! will give medal Choose the equation below that represents the line passing through the point (1, −4) with a slope of one half. y − 4 = 1/2(x − 1) y + 4 = 2(x − 1) y + 4 = 1/2(x − 1) y − 4 = 2(x + 1)

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    do you know your forms? Point-Slope, Standard and Slope-Intercept?

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    yes but not sure how to apply them

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    look at the info you are given... what info do you have?

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    also, look at the answers... what form are the answers given in?

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    the point (1,-4) and slope 1/2

  6. anonymous
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    so you have a point and a slope... what form could you easliy put these into to get an equation for the line?

  7. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    point-slope?

  8. anonymous
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    very good! please do so!

  9. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    y-y=m(x-x) so... y-(-4)=1/2(x-1)

  10. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    simplify a bit...

  11. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    y+4=1/2x-1/2

  12. anonymous
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    too much... don't simplify the right side.

  13. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    ok,is the answer c then

  14. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    are you asking or telling?

  15. anonymous
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    just making sure, I think the answer is c though

  16. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    well, be confident! justify and then testify!

  17. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    lol THE ANSWER IS C !!!!! thanks

  18. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    \(y-y_1=m\left( x-x_1\right)\) YES!!! AWESOME!!!

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