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Write the equation of the line passing throught each of the given pairs of points. Write your result in slope-intercept form. (2, 3) and (2 , 4) I will be happy to critique your thinking on this. Notice in the pair of points the x is constant, indicating a vertical line.

mat
write the equation of the line passing through each of the given points with the indicated slope. give your results in slope-intercept form. (0, 5) , m = 1/4

Mat
write the equation of the line passing through each of the given pairs of points. write yourresults in slope-interceptformwhere possible. (-1, 3) and (4, -2) get your slope I got m =(-2-3)/(4+1) = -1 pick one of the points and m=-1 to sub into y = mx + b, solve for b and ...

algebra
how would I graph the following slope -2: y-intercept: (0, 4) Start at the y intercept, then draw a line for every one it goes to the right, it goes down two.

algebra
find the slope of the line through the folling pairs of points. (-5, -3) and (-5,2) Since the two points are on a vertical line (how does one know that?), the slope is infinite.

algebra
The length of a rectangular garden is 5 ft less than 3 times its width. If the perimeter of the garden is 22 ft, find the dimensions of the garden. I will start you off with... let the width be w, then the length is 3w - 5 I am pretty sure you can form the equation from there ...

mat 116/algebra
A cylinder has a radius of 5 in. If the volume of the cylinder is 250Ĉ in.3, what is the height of the cylinder? [Hint: The volume of a cylinder is given by V = Ĉr2h.] I think I wrote it wrong the first time. The volume of a cylinder is pi r^2 h. Your...

Mat 116/algebra
A cylinder has a radius of 5 in. If the volume of the cylinder is 250 ¦Ðr¡¼in¡½^3, what is the height of the cylinder? Volume cylinder is AreaBase*height where area of the base is PI*r^2 Volume=PI*r^2 * h solve for h.

Mat 116-Algerba 1a
-3(x +8) = -6 I keep getting it wrong. Help x+8 = -6/-3 - = 2 x = -6 compare the numbers -2.002 and -2.02 using an inequality. compare the numbers -2.002 and -2.02 using an inequality.it is 2 because there is no diferrence!

calculus
relative extrema x^3 + 1/2x^2 - 2x + 5 Ok I have 3x^2 + x - 2 = 0 Am I on the right track? I think i know why I kept on asking for help with these pribelms. I forgot the step of factoring. Please check... 3x^2 + x - 2 = 0 (3x-2)(x+1)=0 x=2/3, x=-1 Correct. Nice job. If you ...

Calculus
relative extrema x^4-2x^2+5 so far I know how to find the derivative which is 4x^3-2x now I am stuck... Please help Huh? 4x^3-2x=0 2x(2x^2-1)=0 and what are the roots? I will give you a hint: one is x=0 The other two are in the second parenthesis. Is it x-1 and x=-1 I did a ...

calculus
I am having trouble with this problem also derivative differentiate f(x)=(3-x)^4(x+5)^3 so far I have 4(3-x(x+5)^3+3(x+5)(3-x) Not quite right. Treat it as d/dx[u(x) + v(x)] = u dv/dx + v du/dx u(x) = (3-x)^4 v(x) = (x+5)^3 du/dx = -4(3-x))^3 (using the chain rule) dv/dx = 3(x...

calculus
derivatives differentiate y=x^7/3 So far I have Y=7/3X Is this all there is to this problem? Using the power rule, you bring the exponent down, just like you did. Then, you subtract one from the given exponent to get the new exponent. 7/3 - 1 (which is 3/3) gives you a new ...

Calculus
Derivative Differentiate f(x)=(5x-4)^2 There are two ways to do this: (1) let u = 5x-4, and use the "chain rule", df/dx = df/du * du/dx OR (2) expand the polynomial to f(x) = 25 x^2 -40x + 16 and differentialte it term-by-term. You will get the same answer either way...

Finance
The Carter Company's bond mature in 10 years have a par value of 1,000 and an annual coupon payment of $80. The market interest rate for the bond is 9%. What is the price of these bonds The coupon rate on the bond, (interest/principal at maturity) = 8% Since prevailing ...

math
Given: f(x)=x^2-1 Find a simplified form of the difference quotient. I will be happy to critique your thinking. I am not going to do it for you. The link I gave you shows you how. Is it set up like this 1(x+h)^2 - 1(x)

Calculus
Given: F(x)= 5x^2 a) find a simplified form of the difference quotient b) find the average rate of change (difference quotient)x=4, h=2 Please help... http://www.mathwords.com/d/difference_quotient.htm Ok I went to this site and I saw the formula, how do I set up a problem ...

Calculus
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algebra
This one really threw me off... find the slope of the line containing the points (x, 2x) and (x + h, 2(x +h)) You have to first find the slope, which is change in y over change in x: {[2(x-h)]-2x}/[(x+h)-x] (2x-2h-2x)/(x+h-x) -2h/h m=-2. i don't have an anwser but i need ...

algebra
find the equation of a line with slope 4/5 and y-intercept (0,-7) Do I still use the formula y=mx+b? Yes. Let me know what you come up with and I'll let you know if you are correct. So far I came up with y+7 = 4/5(x-0) Now I am stuck... OK, you could do it that way, and ...

algebra
find the y-intercept and the slope x + 2y -3 =0 You first have to get this into slope-intercept form: 2y=-x+3 y=-0.5x+1.5 This form is y=mx+b, where m is the slope and b is the y-intercept.

PLEASE SOLVE MY RIDDLE
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math
3x-5/6=7x+4/4 If you mean (3x-5)/6= (7x+4)/4 , then 12 x - 20 = 42 x + 24 and you can take it from there. If you mean 3x - 5/6 = 7x + 4/4, then the answer will be different. Please use parentheses to clarify ambiguous algebraic statements such as the one you typed.

algebra
e^3x-5=17 Dee: You need to use closure marks. It is impossible to decipher your questions without them. Is this: e^(3x-5)=17 e3x-5=17 or e^(3x)-5 =17 e3x-5 =17 Sorry for the confusion. It is e^(3x-5)=17 e^(3x-5)=17 Take the ln (log base e) of each side. 3x-5= ln17 3x= ln 17 + ...

algebra
solve 4^3x-4=32^x+2 Please help! Do you mean 4^(3x) -4 = 32^x +2 ? yes If that is really what you mean, I cannot get a closed-form solution for you. You would have to solve it by trial-and-error or graphical means. If, on the other hand, you mean 4^(3x-4)=32^(x+2), then take ...

algebra
solve 4^-x=64 Please help -x log 4 = log 64 -x = log 64/log 4 = 3 x = -3

physics
A navy jet with a weight of 231 kN requires an airspeed of 85 m/s for liftoff. The engine develops a maximum force of 107 kN, but that is insufficient for reaching takeoff speed in the 90 m runway available on an aircraft carrier. What minimum force (assumed constant) is ...

physics
An interstellar ship has a mass of 1.20 X10^6 kg and is initially at rest relative to a star system. a) what constant acceleration is needed to ring the ship up to a speed of .10c (where c is the speed of light, 3.0X10^8 m/s) relative to the star system in 3 days? b) what is ...

physics
Imagine a landing carft approaching the surface of Callisto, one of Jupiture's moons. If the engine provides an upward force (thrust) of 3260 N, the craft descends at constant speed; if the engine provides only 2200 N the craft accelerates downward at .39 m/s^2. a) What is...

physics
A 40 kg skier comes directly down a frictionless ski slope that is inclined at an angle of 10 degrees with the horizontal while a strong wind blows parallel to the slope. Determine the magnitude and diercection of the force of the wind on the skier id a) magnitude of the skier...

physics
Tarzan wights 820N, swings from a cliff at the end of a 20m vine that hangs from a high tree limb and initially makes an angle of 22 degrees with the vertical. Immediately after Tarzan steps off the cliff the tension in the cine is 760N. Choose a coordinate system for which ...

eth
how do you think an average american's perceptions of each group are created? by there upbringing and family teaching Our perceptions of each ethnic group are influenced by our culture, our parents, and our own personal experiences. I suspect there's an underlying ...

Stats
Dee's store monthly sales for April, May, June are three independent random variables with means and variances as follow: April: Mean: $9500 Variance: $1250 May: Mean: $7400 Variance: $1425 June: Mean: $8600 Variance: $1610 a) find the mean and standard deviation of the ...

Stats
Dee's store monthly sales for April, May, June are three independent random variables with means and variances as follow: April: Mean: $9500 Variance: $1250 May: Mean: $7400 Variance: $1425 June: Mean: $8600 Variance: $1610 a) find the mean and standard deviation of the ...

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social studies
What are FIVE CITIES that run along the Mississippi River? the state capital and alabamma help me on this on this paper Since this is not my area of expertise, I searched Google under the key words "'Mississippi River' cities" to get these possible sources: (...

orientalism of muslim and arab american
i think I am going to lose my A with this question because I can't find anything on it!

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