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#1 2013-05-15 04:09:10

mom
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y-intercept

Find the y-intercept of the line passing through the point (14,12) and having slope 2/7

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#2 2013-05-15 04:14:25

bobbym
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Re: y-intercept

Hi;

So the y intercept is 8.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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#3 2013-05-15 05:00:31

mom
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Re: y-intercept

thank you. I see what I did wrong.

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#4 2013-05-15 05:02:48

bobbym
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Re: y-intercept

Start off with the general form y = mx + b.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.

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