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The equation of the line below can be expressed in the form
\frac{x}{a} + \frac{y}{b} = 1.
Find a.

 

 May 28, 2024
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Slope = (4 -  - 5)  / ( 5 - - 1)  = 9/6 =  3/2

 

Eq of line

 

y = (3/2) (x -5) + 4

 

2y = 3(x -5) + 8

 

2y = 3x -7

 

y = (3/2)x - 7/2

 

(3/2)x - y = 7/2           mult through by 2/7

 

(3/7)x - (2/7)y = 1

 

x / (7/3) - y / (7/2) = 1

 

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 May 28, 2024

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