Posted by barb on Monday, August 23, 2010 at 12:35am.
find the slope if any:
this is the part that loses me:
16-0=16 -2/16=-1/8 is this correct? If not can you help me?
- math - Quidditch, Monday, August 23, 2010 at 1:39am
Put the equations into slope-intercept form:
y = mx + b
m = slope
b = y intercept
For your first problem...
subtract x from both sides
x + 8y = 16
8y = -x + 16
divide both sides by 8
y = -(1/8)x + 2
So, the slope is -(1/8)
I am not sure why you set y to 0 in your solution. That will give you the x intercept, but not the slope.
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