Find the value of y so that the line that passes through the points (3,-8) and (5,y) has a slope of -3/4

Mathulator Oct 31, 2020

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#2**+1 **

I believe the answer you provided was incorrect although I could be mistaken. I believe the equation is (y2-y1)/(x2-x1).

Mathulator
Oct 31, 2020

#3**+2 **

slope = - 3/4 = (y1-y2)/(x1-x2)

= (-8-y)/(3-5)

6/4 = -8-y

y = -8 - 6/4 = - 9 1/2

ElectricPavlov Oct 31, 2020