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## #1 2013-05-16 01:38:53

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### classify

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

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Above
Below

## #2 2013-05-16 01:46:23

bobbym

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### Re: classify

Hi;

What point?

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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at point (3,3)

## #4 2013-05-16 02:04:34

bobbym

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### Re: classify

Hi;

What do you think?

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.

## #5 2013-05-16 02:40:32

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### Re: classify

So the point would be above the line, correct?

## #6 2013-05-16 02:43:17

bobbym

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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.
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.

mom
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thank you

## #8 2013-05-16 03:04:20

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.
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.