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## #1 2006-09-26 05:28:18

runlemmingsrun1
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Find the equation for :A line that passes through (5,4) and has a slope of 2.

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## #2 2006-09-26 06:04:54

Patrick
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Can you please write what kind of thoughts you've done about this? It's a matter of principle  for me, that I won't answer questions if you havn't even tried yourself. I'm not saying you havn't, I'm just asking you to show that you have

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## #3 2006-09-26 06:17:43

espeon
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hmmmm just a sec i swear i wrote that down once in year 6. just a sec

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## #4 2006-09-26 06:20:50

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nope i cant find it it seems the folder i kept it in is empty...

anyway i think its x2=1 i cant remember it was x2 something and then i think it was 1 because it passed through 1. ill tell you when i found my work

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## #5 2006-09-26 06:22:06

Prakash Panneer
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Hi runlemmingsrun1,

Here, one point and the slope are given.

So, we have to use the slope-point formula.

That is, (y - y1) = m (x - x1)

Given that, (x1,y1) = (5,4) and the slope m = 2.

y - 4 = 2 (x - 5)

y - 4 = 2x - 10

y - 2x = -10 +4

y - 2x = -6

y - 2x +6 = 0

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## #6 2006-09-26 06:43:16

espeon
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THAT WAS IT! I ABSOLUTELY FORGOT HWAT I WAS TAUGHT 1 YEAR AGO! THAnks for reminding me (soz about caps)

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Thanks everyone

## #8 2006-09-26 09:14:11

Prakash Panneer
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