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**mom****Member**- Registered: 2012-04-25
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Classify the point as "above", "below", or "on" the line y=-2x+7

On

Above

Below

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

What point?

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**mom****Member**- Registered: 2012-04-25
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at point (3,3)

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

What do you think?

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**mom****Member**- Registered: 2012-04-25
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So the point would be above the line, correct?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Yes, you can see that from the graph.

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**mom****Member**- Registered: 2012-04-25
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thank you

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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You can also get the answer algebraically without resorting to a graph.

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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