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#1 2013-05-15 03:38:53

mom
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classify

Classify the point as "above", "below", or "on" the line y=-2x+7

On
Above
Below

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#2 2013-05-15 03:46:23

bobbym
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Re: classify

Hi;

What point?

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#3 2013-05-15 03:58:12

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at point (3,3)

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#4 2013-05-15 04:04:34

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Re: classify

Hi;

What do you think?

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 2013-05-15 04:40:32

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Re: classify

So the point would be above the line, correct?

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#6 2013-05-15 04:43:17

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Re: classify

Yes, you can see that from the graph.

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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#7 2013-05-15 04:49:01

mom
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thank you

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#8 2013-05-15 05:04:20

bobbym
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Re: classify

You can also get the answer algebraically without resorting to a graph.

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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