Hi! Please help solve the problem below..

A triangle is made from the coordinate axes and the line 4x+5y+p=0 . The area of the triangle is 10 square units. What is the value of p?

Printable View

- July 25th 2012, 09:50 PMbbutaleLinear relations and graphs
Hi! Please help solve the problem below..

A triangle is made from the coordinate axes and the line 4x+5y+p=0 . The area of the triangle is 10 square units. What is the value of p? - July 25th 2012, 10:22 PMpickslidesRe: Linear relations and graphs
Solving for the x & y intercepts then applying the formula for the area of a triangle you should get

Solve for p