A line L: 2x -3y = 1 is given.

Show that the coordinates (x,y) of any point on the line L can be written as

x = 2 + 3k and y = 1 + 3k

I don't know how to show it.

Is that just by putting x = 2 + 3k and y = 1 + 3k into the equation of L?

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- Dec 14th 2006, 11:12 PMling_c_0202parametric equation of line
A line L: 2x -3y = 1 is given.

Show that the coordinates (x,y) of any point on the line L can be written as

x = 2 + 3k and y = 1 + 3k

I don't know how to show it.

Is that just by putting x = 2 + 3k and y = 1 + 3k into the equation of L? - Dec 15th 2006, 08:28 AMSoroban
Hello, ling_c_0202!

There must be a typo . . .

Quote:

A line is given.

Show that the coordinates (x,y) of any point on the line L can be written as

. . and**2**

I don't know how to show it.

Is that just by putting and into the equation of ?

Yes!

- Dec 16th 2006, 05:39 AMling_c_0202Quote:

There must be a typo . . .

thanks a lot!