Posted by Anonymous on Wednesday, January 19, 2011 at 6:15pm.
What's the slope-intercept equation of line which is parallel to y = 2/5x-3 and passes through point (0,5)
A. y = -5/2x - 3
B. y = -5/2x + 5
C. y = 2/5x + 3
D. y = 2/5x + 5
Its D, but how do u figure that out? please explain step by step.
- MATH-ALGEBRA - helper, Wednesday, January 19, 2011 at 8:08pm
y = 2/5x - 3
parallel lines have equal slopes
slope intercept form of an equation
y = mx + b
m = slope, b = y-intercept
parallel to y = 2/5x - 3,
and through P(0, 5)
m = 2/5
y intercept = 5
so, the equation would be
D. y = 2/5x + 5
- MATH-ALGEBRA - Anonymous, Wednesday, January 19, 2011 at 8:13pm
Thanks helper, i was confused on how they had gotten 5, but now i understand thanks to ur explanation:)
- MATH-ALGEBRA - Idk, Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at 4:24pm
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