# sketching a straight line

• Sep 16th 2011, 08:39 AM
andyboy179
sketching a straight line
hi, i need to sketch 2x+3y-12=0, however im not too sure how i would do this!

thanks!
• Sep 16th 2011, 08:41 AM
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Re: sketching a straight line
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Originally Posted by andyboy179
hi, i need to sketch 2x+3y-12=0, however im not too sure how i would do this!

What you can do is first reform to $y=...$.
You probably know a straight line is determined by two points, so you can choose for example $x=1$ and $x=2$, enter this given $x$-values in the equation to get the $y$-values and draw the line.