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A line passes through point (4,-3) and has a slope of 5/3. Write an equation in Ax + By = C

 Aug 6, 2020
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Y = mx + b    form to start....then conver to   ax + by form requested

 

y = 5/3 x + b    sub in the given point to calculate 'b'

-3 = 5/3 (4) + b

b = - 29/3

 

y = 5/3 x  - 29 /3         now multiply the entire equation by  '3'  and re-arrange to the requested form   ....

 Aug 7, 2020

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