Posted by **Missy** on Wednesday, February 18, 2009 at 8:17pm.

Can you give me steps on how to do this and can you do this problem so I can figure out the rest. Thanks so much.

Directions: Graph each pair of equations. Describe any similarities or differences and explain why they are a family graph.

1. y= 3x-2

y= -x-2

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**Missy**, Wednesday, February 18, 2009 at 8:44pm
Could Someone Help Me Please

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**Reiny**, Wednesday, February 18, 2009 at 9:36pm
for each equation make a table of values of at least two ordered pairs, then graph each line

first one:

y = 3x - 2

x y

0 -2

2 4

notice that this line has a slope of 3 and a y-intercept of -2

second one:

y = -x - 2

x y

0 -2

-4 2

this one has a slope of -1, it should lean to the left, and a y-intercept of -2

notice they intersect at (0,-2), so they would be part of a "family" of lines that pass through the common point (0,-2)

- RILEY -
**Missy**, Wednesday, February 18, 2009 at 9:49pm
What do you mean by lean to the left

- REINY I MEAN -
**Missy**, Wednesday, February 18, 2009 at 9:50pm
SORRY

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