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The equation of the line passing through \((1,11)\) and \((4,5)\) can be expressed in the form \(\frac{x}{a} + \frac{y}{b} = 1.\) Find \(a\).

 

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 May 7, 2020
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Find slope    = -2

 

y = -2x + 13   is the equation of the line

 

2x + y = 13     divide by 13

x / (13/2)  + y/13 = 1

 May 7, 2020

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