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**mom****Member**- Registered: 2012-04-25
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stumped again. This one is completely throwning me off.

Find an equation of the line having y-intercept (0,3) and x-intercept (-4,0)

y=

please help

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi mom;

You have some questions in the other thread.

y = ( 3 / 4 ) x + 3

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**mom****Member**- Registered: 2012-04-25
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thank you, I figured out the answer to the other question. I am not sure how to remove the post.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi mom;

Which solution did you choose and why?

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**anonimnystefy****Real Member**- From: The Foundation
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There is no reason to remove the post. You can just post a new post saying that you have solved it.

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**mom****Member**- Registered: 2012-04-25
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ok thank you i will do that

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hmmm, I still would like to know which one you picked...

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.**

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**mom****Member**- Registered: 2012-04-25
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Which one that I picked for the issue of the TV's? I posted my answer in the thread. I didn't use a formula, I did a process of evaluation being that 4 more were sold than the other and the total received was provided.

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi mom;

That is what I am getting at.

I did a process of evaluation being that 4 more were sold than the other and the total received was provided.

You left out the condition of 4 more sold! That is what was needed to narrow down the answer.

I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.

All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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**stapel****Member**- Registered: 2006-07-22
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mom wrote:

Find an equation of the line having y-intercept (0,3) and x-intercept (-4,0)

bobbym wrote:

y = ( 3 / 4 ) x + 3

"mom": Do you know how to arrive at the answer you were given? If not, please write back, so you can be helped to learn. Thank you!

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