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What is the equation of a line passing through the point (-3,5) and has a slope of -6

 Mar 20, 2020

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Let's say that y=mx+b, m=slope, b=y-intercept

 

y=-6x+b
We can solve for b using given coordinates on the line (-3,5)
5=-6*(-3)+b
b=-13
 

Therefore, the equation would be y=-6x-13.

 

Hope this helped!

 Mar 20, 2020
 #1
avatar+1955 
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Best Answer

Let's say that y=mx+b, m=slope, b=y-intercept

 

y=-6x+b
We can solve for b using given coordinates on the line (-3,5)
5=-6*(-3)+b
b=-13
 

Therefore, the equation would be y=-6x-13.

 

Hope this helped!

CalTheGreat Mar 20, 2020
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Nice, CTG  !!!!

 

 

cool cool cool

CPhill  Mar 20, 2020

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