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September 19, 2014

Posted by **Keaton** on Friday, March 20, 2009 at 11:07pm.

(2-8); 9x +5y =7

The equation of the line is y= what

I am tried to problem cannot seem to get it right.

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**Reiny**, Saturday, March 21, 2009 at 12:40amI answered the identical question yesterday. Was it you?

the slope of the given equation is -9/5

so your new equation must have slope 5/9 or it must be 5x - 9y = k

sub in your point (2,-8)

10 + 72 = k

so the equation is 5x - 9y = 82

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