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Write an equation in point-slope form for the line that has a slope of 9/8 and contains the point (9,−5).

 Mar 30, 2020
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Formula for slope:


y=mx+b
-5=(9/8)(9)+b    
-5=81/8+b
-5-10 1/8=b    
-15 1/8=b

 

Now we can substitute b into our equation.

 

So, y=(9/8)-15 1/8 will be our answer!

 Mar 30, 2020

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