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Find t such that (t,5) lies on the line through (0,3) and (-8,0).

 Jul 16, 2020
 #1
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First find the slope using the two points, then find the equation, then plug in the value 5 as y to get t!

 Jul 16, 2020
 #2
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we find that the slope is (0-3)/(-8-0) so it is -3/-8=3/8 and we have 3/8*2=3/4 so it is (3/4,5) and t=3/4

 Jul 16, 2020

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