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anonymous

  • one year ago

PLEASE HELP. Point X is located at (2, −6), and point Z is located at (0, 5). Find the y value for the point Y that is located one over five the distance from point X to point Z. Answers: A) -3.6 B) -3.8 C) -4 D) -4.2

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    r u in algebra 1 or 2

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    bc i do flvs

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    ohhhh i did that already

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    u live in florida?

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    So what would you do to solve..?

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    So it would be -3.8?

  7. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Oh I see now!

  8. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    none of the options agree maybe i went wrong somewhere

  9. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Review your examples just to be sure :).

  10. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    sorry guy I got the point X wrong

  11. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    I;ll draw it again

  12. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Okay, thank you for wanting to help me!

  13. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    |dw:1441815404886:dw|

  14. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    I got the x and y wrong way around

  15. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    i think there is a formula for dividing a line in a given ratio

  16. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Oh, let me see if I can figure it out now

  17. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    I still don't understand..

  18. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    you can use similar triangles or use the formula

  19. welshfella
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    oh no needy coordinate of Y is can be found by marking the point on the y axis which is 1/5 up from X to Z

  20. welshfella
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    |dw:1441816037412:dw|

  21. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    i/5 up form X = 11/5 = 2.2 so y coordinate = -6 + 2.2 = -3.5

  22. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Oh! I see

  23. welshfella
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    |dw:1441816137380:dw|

  24. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    get it ?

  25. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    -3.8 i meant

  26. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    I keep on making typos today!!

  27. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    do you follow it now?

  28. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Yes I do! Thank you so much!

  29. welshfella
    • one year ago
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    yw

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