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Use an equation to find the value of k so that the line that passes through the given points has the given slope. 

(1,3), (5,k); m=2

Guest Jan 17, 2018

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slope   =   [difference in  y  values] / [difference in  x  values]

 

2   =   [k - 3] / [5 - 1]

 

2   =   [k - 3] / 4

                               Multiply both sides of the equation by  4 .

8   =   k - 3

                               Add  3  to both sides of the equation.

11   =   k

hectictar  Jan 17, 2018
 #1
avatar+7340 
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Best Answer

slope   =   [difference in  y  values] / [difference in  x  values]

 

2   =   [k - 3] / [5 - 1]

 

2   =   [k - 3] / 4

                               Multiply both sides of the equation by  4 .

8   =   k - 3

                               Add  3  to both sides of the equation.

11   =   k

hectictar  Jan 17, 2018

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