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A line containing the points 9,1 and 5,5 intersects the  x-axis at what point?

 Mar 27, 2022
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Find slope , m, between the points    (y1-y2) / (x1-x2) =  -1

 

y = -x + b    sub in one point to find b = 10

 

y = -x + 10       when the line crosses the x axis    y = 0

0 = - x + 10       shows   x = 10

 Mar 28, 2022

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