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Let f(x) be the parabola -x^2+16x-16. find the point (x,y) on f such that tangent line to f at (x,y) passes through the origin. My ans is (8,48). First i do f'x then i find x and lastly i find y. I do this because the max/min point is the point where tangent line pass through...
October 28, 2012 by Ifi
Do you want the equation of a line through that point (1,2) with slope m = 4? Use the equation (y-y*) = m(x - x*) where x* and y* are the coordinates of the point the line has to pass through. (1,2)m=4
March 3, 2007 by drwls
What would be the missing piece of information given the following information: Find the equation of the line that passes through the points (2, 6) and (4, 10). y = 2x + ? a. 4 b. 2 c. 7 d. 5 OK. let's take this step by step. y = 2x + ? Remember the equation of a line is y = ...
October 14, 2006 by Margie
Find the equation of the line that passes through (1,3) and is perpendicular to the line 2x+3y+5=0 A. 3x-2y+3=0 B. 2x+3y-11=0 C. 2x+3y-9=0 D. 3x-2y-7=0 E. None of these I got E?
November 30, 2014 by Anonymous
hi, im in the 9th grade and i need help I need help with my math. the following questions are? we are learning parallel lines and perpendicular lines. think you can help me? e) parallel to y=0 and passes through (1,2) f) perpendicular to x=-1 and passes through (3,5) g) slope ...
April 2, 2010 by shanen desir
Write an equation for the line, in point-slope form, that passes through the points (-5, 7) and (-4, -3). Use (-5, 7) as the point (x1,y1) So far I got Y- 7=-1/9(X + -5)
June 15, 2008 by Keishia
PLease help me with this: What kind of line is created when you graph the equation x = -5? Vertical line Horizontal line This equation does not graph a line Parallel line *Ithink it is a vertical line!* Yes, you are correct! It is a vertical line!
November 7, 2006 by Francheska
Algebra: please check
Find the equation of a line that passes through the point (1,2) and has a slope of 1/3. Show how you found the equation. Would the equation be: y-2=1/3(x-1) Do I need to finish this? I am not sure how.
June 8, 2010 by bart
Hi, need a bit of help on this one. A straight line passes through the points (4,3) and (10,0), I need to write down the equation of the line in the form y=mx+c, I have tried but I cant seem to get the second coordinates to satisfy the equation. Here is what I have done so far...
July 9, 2010 by Del
I know that standard form is Ax+By=C, but I'm not really sure how to do this problem. All help is welcome. Thanks in advance. Write an equation for each line: through (-1,3) and parallel to y=2x+1 I know that the slop will be 2 because it is parallel. If m=2 then used the same...
September 25, 2006 by Faramir
For questions 33 and 34, write the equations for the lines parallel and perpendicular to the given line through the given point (one point for each equation). x - 3y = 9 through (2, -1)
May 21, 2010 by jj
Which choice is the equation of a line that passes through the point (5, –1) and is perpendicular to the line represented by this equation? y = −x + 5 A. y = x− 6 B. 5x − y = 5 C. y = −x− 1 D. 2x− 5y = −1 helpplease!!
June 27, 2012 by leo
What type of lines have a slope of zero? Write the equation of a line with the slope of -2 which contains the point (3,6) The x-axis has 0 slope. What about any other line with 0 slope? Use y-y1=m(x-x1) with m=-2, x1=3 and y1=6 What?? These were your questions and my responses...
October 11, 2006 by Stephy
what is an equation of the line that passes through the point (4,-6) and has a slope of -3? a) y=-3x+6 b) y=-3x-6 c) y=-3x+10 d) y=-3x+14 i dont get this question at all.
January 25, 2010 by esha
Find the equation of a straight line which passes through the point P(3,1,-2) and is perpendicular to the planes L1 and L2, where L1 : x - 3y + 2z = 2, L2 : 2x + y - 2z = 5.
June 27, 2014 by mweemba
indirect proof given: plane M and N intersect; line CD is parallel to plane M; line CD is parallel to plane N; line CD and line AB are not skew prove: line CD is parallel to line AB
October 10, 2007 by anonymous
The line l1 passes through the points (3,-3) and (-5,2). The line is the graph of the equation Ax + By = C, where A, B, and C are integers with greatest common divisor 1, and A is positive. Find A + B+ C.
December 31, 2014 by Jeffrey
Write the equation of the line: The points are at (-8,-6) and (0,0). The line passing through these two points has a y-intercept of 0 since it passes through the origin. The slope is -6-0/-8-0=3/4 How would I finish this? Thanks
February 15, 2011 by Rachal
Find parametric equations for the line through the point (0,2,2)that is parallel to the plane x+y+z = 2 and perpendicular to the line x=1+t, y=2−t, z=2t. (Use the parameter t.) (x(t), y(t), z(t)) =
January 31, 2014 by Jale
In each of the following statements fill in the blanks with always sometimes or never. 1. If the ordered pair (x,y) is not a solution to an equation in two variables, then the point (x,y)is on the graph ______________. 2. The graph of a horizontal line ______________ passes ...
April 16, 2007 by jessica
Given f(x) = x ^ 3 - x ^ 2 -4x +4 Find the zeros of f. Write an equation of the line tangent to the graph of f at x = -1 The point (a,b) is on the graph of f and the line tangent to the graph at (a,b) passes through the point (0,-8) which is not of the graph of f. Find a and b...
September 25, 2009 by Erin
where is the origin located in this equation? 1). The first equation that I am using for my discussion is: y=x+4 and the parallel must past through this given point (-7, 1) y=x=-4 is the equation and (-7, 1) is the ordered pair y=x+4 Since I want the new line parallel, I need ...
July 25, 2014 by Karen
1. Given the function f defined by f(x) = x^3-x^2-4X+4 a. Find the zeros of f b. Write an equation of the line tangent to the graph of f at x = -1 c. The point (a, b) is on the graph of f and the line tangent to the graph at (a, b) passes through the point (0, -8) which is not...
January 16, 2012 by Anonymous
I need help with two problems. Just want to make sure that the answers I put are correct. 1) Which of the following is an equation of a vertical line? F. 4x + 5y = 0 G. -4 = 16x H. 3y = -9 I. 4x + 5y = -1 2) Which equation is the equation of a line that passes through (-10, 3...
February 15, 2011 by Melanie
Write your answer in standard form. Show all your work if you want to be eligible for partial credit. Write the equation of a line perpendicular to the line y = (2/3)x - 7 and passing through the point (4,-2). The slope of the line y = (2/3)x - 7 is 2/3. The slope of a line ...
November 7, 2006 by Lina
Find the equation of the line that contains the point (-4,-6) and is parallel to the line that has the equation x+4y=5 Find the equation of the line that contains the point (9,7) and is perpendicular to the line that has the equation 2x-3y=3
December 3, 2012 by Jill
Math grade 10
a)determine whether the point A(-2, -6) lies on the circle defined by x^2 + y^2 = 40 b) find an equation for the radius from the origin O to point A c) Find an equation for the line that passes through A and is perpendicular to OA
December 23, 2009 by alyssa
What happens to the graph of the line y = 3x -2 when the equation is changed to y = 3x +6? What happens to the graph of the line y = 2x - 5 when the equation is changed to y = 5x + 6? On the first question: What happens to the graph of the line y = 3x -2 when the equation is ...
October 10, 2006 by Margie
The line l_1 passes through the points (3,-3) and (-5,2). The line is the graph of the equation Ax + By = C, where A, B, and C are integers with greatest common divisor 1, and A is positive. Find A + B+ C.
January 24, 2015 by Kevin
Hello, my question is the following: The derivative of f(x) = ln(x) is given by f'(x) = 1/x. Find an equation of the tangent line to the graph y = ln(x) that passes through the point (0,0). So if I go through this using the typical method I use I have the point slope formula ...
September 27, 2014 by Joshua
I asked for help on a question yesterday and I got really good help and I was wondering if someone could help with this problem too. This is the question: Find an equation of the line through the point (1,3) that cuts off the least area from the first quadrant. My work on the ...
November 12, 2006 by Kristal
What is the equation of the line that is parallel to 8x - 5y = 2 and goes through the point (-5, -2) ? A. y = 8/5x + 6 B. y = 8/5x + 10 C. y = 8/5x - 6 D. y = 8/5x - 10 i'm guessing this would be D, or possibly B.
November 13, 2013 by ezra
advanced algebra 2
Find an equation for the line with the given properties: 1) Containing the points (1, 3) and (-1, 2) 2) Slope = -2/3; containing the point (1, -1) 3) X-intercept = 2; y-intercept = -1 4) Parallel to the line 2x – y = -2; containing the point (-1, 2) 5) Perpendicular to the ...
August 10, 2012 by kerry
Determine an equation of the following line. The line parallel to x+3=0 and passing through (-6, -7) How would I solve this if there's no y variable? Please help, thanks.
June 2, 2010 by John
Calculus - Damon
Find the line which passes through the point (0, 1/4) and is tangent to the curve y=x^3 at some point. So I found the derivative which is 3x^2. Let (a, a3) be the point of tangency. 3x^2 = (a3 - 1/4)/(a-0) I'm not sure how to solve for a. Yes, the point is (0,1/4) but it's not...
November 5, 2008 by Samantha
x = -3 y = 2 how about this?how do i graph it? Is this a single point? no it says that Graph numbers 4 and 5 on the same square of graph paper. Make sure you label each line. x = -3 y = 2 Others may be able to answer this better than I; however, x = -3 with no y value listed ...
October 14, 2006 by Margie
Write the slope-intercept form of an equation of the line that passes through the given point and is perpendicular to the graph of each equation. 1.(-2,-2),y=-1/3x+9 2.(-4,-3),4x+y=7 3.(-4,1),4x+7y=6 4.(-6,-5),4x+3y=-6 These are the answer I came up with, could you review them...
April 15, 2010 by Shadow
A line has the equation y = 5x + 4.(a) This line has slope of ___________? (b) Any line parallel to this line has slope _________? (c) Any line perpendicular to this line has slope _______?
October 24, 2014 by Cathy
Another simple math problem (y=mx+b)
Write an equation in slope-intercept form for each line described. (I just need my work checked, thank you!) The slope = 1/2, and the line passes through the point (3, -1) First I used point slope formula y-ysub1 = m(x-xsub1) y+1=1/2(x-3) then, went on to distribute, getting y...
September 3, 2011 by Mandy
1) Write an equation of the line that passes through (9,6) and is perpendicular to the line whose equation is y=-1/3x+7. Answer: y=3x-21 2)Find x in the solution of the system 3x+y=2 ans 2x-3y=16 Answer:2
April 6, 2008 by Lucy