i made it y=-3/2 x +11.5 but i think its wrong help
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Originally Posted by coyoteflare i made it y=-3/2 x +11.5 but i think its wrong help Transpose (move) the 3x to the right side of the equation, thus changing its sign. Divide each term by 2
Originally Posted by masters Transpose (move) the 3x to the right side of the equation, thus changing its sign. Divide each term by 2 but surely you have to substitute 5,4 in somewhere?
Originally Posted by coyoteflare but surely you have to substitute 5,4 in somewhere? I'm sorry. I'm not seeing the rest of your question..... Are you trying to find the equation of a line through (5,4) that is parallel to ?
yeh thats what im after [:
If that be the case, then we will use the same slope as: which is We need to find the y-intercept. Use the slope-intercept form of the linear equation and use the point given (5, 4). Substituting back into y=mx+b, we have And your answer was right!!
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