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## #1 2013-05-08 05:34:33

mom
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### equation of the line

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=

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## #2 2013-05-08 05:39:37

bobbym
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### Re: equation of the line

Hi mom;

You have some questions in the other thread.

y = ( 3 / 4 ) x + 3

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #3 2013-05-08 05:48:30

mom
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### Re: equation of the line

thank you, I figured out the answer to the other question. I am not sure how to remove the post.

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## #4 2013-05-08 05:49:50

bobbym
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### Re: equation of the line

Hi mom;

Which solution did you choose and why?

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #5 2013-05-08 05:50:31

anonimnystefy
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### Re: equation of the line

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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## #6 2013-05-08 06:22:45

mom
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### Re: equation of the line

ok thank you i will do that

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## #7 2013-05-08 06:25:59

bobbym
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### Re: equation of the line

Hmmm, I still would like to know which one you picked...

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #8 2013-05-08 06:54:04

mom
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### Re: equation of the line

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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## #9 2013-05-08 06:56:50

bobbym
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### Re: equation of the line

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.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #10 2013-05-08 22:12:39

stapel
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### Re: equation of the line

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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