The curve passes through the point . Find the value of . Would this be as simple as just plugging back into the equation to give the value at the point ?

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- Feb 3rd 2011, 06:42 PMOilerA curve through a point
The curve passes through the point . Find the value of . Would this be as simple as just plugging back into the equation to give the value at the point ?

- Feb 3rd 2011, 06:45 PMpickslides
Yes.

- Feb 4th 2011, 04:53 AMHallsofIvy
I would agree with Pickslides but that would make the answer wrong!

- Feb 4th 2011, 05:04 AMArchie Meade
Hence, I will not agree with Pickslides!

No matter what point you choose on the curve,

placing the co-ordinates of the point into the equation

must always give the**same value of k.**

Hence, given the point (3,3) is on the curve,

it will yield the same constant k that any other point on the curve will yield.