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August 20, 2014

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**algebra**

write an equation for the line parallel to the x axis through the point 7,2
*March 8, 2011 by kim*

**Maths**

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*

**algebra2**

What is the equation of the line passing through (1, 7) and parallel to the line y = –x + 5 in standard form?
*November 21, 2010 by Rayniya*

**Algebra**

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*

**Geo**

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*

**algebra ll**

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*

**geometry**

in slope-intercept form, what is the equation of the line passing through (6,22) and parallel to the line joining (11,3) and (2,6)
*May 26, 2011 by Anonymous*

**algebra**

Find an equation in slope-intercept form of the line passing through (0, 1) which is parallel to the line y = 6x – 23
*February 10, 2014 by john*

**algebra**

Find an equation in slope-intercept form of the line passing through (0, 1) which is parallel to the line y = 6x – 23
*February 10, 2014 by isa*

**MATH!**

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*

**Algebra 1**

Write the equation of the line that passes through point(-6,14)with a slope of -3. show the work
*September 25, 2007 by Anonymous*

**9th grade**

What is the equation in point slope from of the line that passes through the given points (9,1),(5,2)
*January 10, 2010 by Hailey*

**algebra**

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*

**calculus **

find a vector equation of the line, which passes through the point (1,3,11) and is perpendicular to the yz-plane
*March 18, 2012 by kally*

**calculus**

Find the equation of a straight line that passes through a point (1,5) and tangent to curve y = x^3
*November 6, 2012 by asdf*

**mathematics **

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 *

**algegra**

find an equation of the line that is parellel to the line y=-4x+3 and that passes throught the point (-1,-8) HELP!!
*August 24, 2010 by tom13*

**Math**

Write an equation of the line that is perpendicular to the line y=2x-1 and passes throgh the point (0,-3)
*May 22, 2011 by Erin*

**math( geometry)**

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*

**ALGEBRA!**

how do i write an equation of a line that is parallel to the y-axis passing through the point (9,-4)
*November 5, 2007 by Gaby*

**intermediate algebra**

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*

**Math- calculus**

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*

**Calculus**

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*

**Math 221**

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 *

**Algebra**

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*

**Calculus**

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*

**math**

Write an equation of the line containing the given point and parallel to the given line. (-7,6); 8x=9y+5 The equation of the line is y =
*September 10, 2010 by SchuRonda*

**Algebra**

write an equation of the line containing the given point and parallel to the given line (2,-4); 8x-3y=2 the equation of the line is y=
*June 14, 2011 by Tammy*

**math**

Write an equation of the line containing the given point and parallel to the given line. (6,-7):9x-8y=3 The equation of the line is y=
*February 5, 2012 by Kristi*

**Math**

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*

**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*

**Math**

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**

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*

**Geometry HELP!!!**

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*

**geometry**

Find the equation of the line that passes through the point P (-6, 8) and Q (-6, 12), and use the information to answer the question.
*April 28, 2011 by bob*

**Math**

Write an equation of a line perpendicular to y=1/2x-5 in slope-intercept form that passes through the point (2, -7).
*March 26, 2014 by Henry*

**Calculus**

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*

**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*

**MATH**

WRITE THE POINT-SLOPE FORM FOR THE EQUATION OF THE LINE DESCRIBED. THROUGH (4,2), PARALLEL TO Y=-3/4X-5
*October 29, 2010 by ROD*

**algebra**

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*

**Algebra**

Find the equation of the line parallel to the line 3x + y = 5 and containing the point (4, – 2).
*June 23, 2009 by Michelle*

**Algebra**

Find the equation of the line parallel to the line 3x + y = 5 and containing the point (4, – 2)
*June 24, 2009 by Bonnie*

**Algebra**

Find the equation of the line parallel to the line 3x + y = 5 and containing the point (4, – 2).
*June 28, 2009 by Jamie*

**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*

**Algebra**

Find the equation of the line parallel to the line 3x + y = 5 and containing the point (4, – 2). This is what I got. Is this correct? y = –3x + 10
*June 26, 2009 by Jacinta*

**Geometry **

Write an equation of a line in point-slope form for a line parallel to y = 6x + 2 that contains P ( 5,9).
*November 18, 2010 by Jami quebedeaux*

**algebra**

Write an equation of the line containing the specified point and parallel to the indicated line.(1,4)3x+y=5
*August 2, 2011 by smith*

**Math (URGENT)**

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*

**Graphs 2**

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*

**Math**

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*

**math**

If line 1 passes through (2, -6) and (-2, -2) and line 2 passes through (-3, 2) and (2, 12), where will line 1 and line 2 intersect? a)(-4,0) b)(-2,-3) c)(-6,2) d) (-2,-2)
*April 2, 2013 by lily*

**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*

**math**

A(-3,-2) B(8,4)are the ends of the diameter of a circle. the tangent of the circle at point B is -11x+6y+64=0 the line L passes through A and the origin. line L has a gradient of 2/3 what is the coordinates that the line L and tangent at point B cross?? (this question had 4 ...
*October 18, 2010 by james*

**math**

A(-3,-2) B(8,4)are the ends of the diameter of a circle. the tangent of the circle at point B is -11x+6y+64=0 the line L passes through A and the origin. line L has a gradient of 2/3 what is the coordinates that the line L and tangent at point B cross?? (this question had 4 ...
*October 18, 2010 by james*

**math**

A(-3,-2) B(8,4)are the ends of the diameter of a circle. the tangent of the circle at point B is -11x+6y+64=0 the line L passes through A and the origin. line L has a gradient of 2/3 what is the coordinates that the line L and tangent at point B cross?? (this question had 4 ...
*October 18, 2010 by james*

**math**

A(-3,-2) B(8,4)are the ends of the diameter of a circle. the tangent of the circle at point B is -11x+6y+64=0 the line L passes through A and the origin. line L has a gradient of 2/3 what is the coordinates that the line L and tangent at point B cross?? (this question had 4 ...
*October 18, 2010 by james*

**math**

A(-3,-2) B(8,4)are the ends of the diameter of a circle. the tangent of the circle at point B is -11x+6y+64=0 the line L passes through A and the origin. line L has a gradient of 2/3 what is the coordinates that the line L and tangent at point B cross?? (this question had 4 ...
*October 18, 2010 by james*

**math**

A(-3,-2) B(8,4)are the ends of the diameter of a circle. the tangent of the circle at point B is -11x+6y+64=0 the line L passes through A and the origin. line L has a gradient of 2/3 what is the coordinates that the line L and tangent at point B cross?? (this question had 4 ...
*October 18, 2010 by james*

**math**

A(-3,-2) B(8,4)are the ends of the diameter of a circle. the tangent of the circle at point B is -11x+6y+64=0 the line L passes through A and the origin. line L has a gradient of 2/3 what is the coordinates that the line L and tangent at point B cross?? (this question had 4 ...
*October 18, 2010 by james*

**math**

A(-3,-2) B(8,4)are the ends of the diameter of a circle. the tangent of the circle at point B is -11x+6y+64=0 the line L passes through A and the origin. line L has a gradient of 2/3 what is the coordinates that the line L and tangent at point B cross?? (this question had 4 ...
*October 18, 2010 by james*

**Algebra II**

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*

**math**

Please help me solve this problem... thanks! 1.Find the equation of the line that cntains the pont (5, -1) and has slope -1/2 2.find the equation of the line that passes through the points (-2,1) and (1,-5)
*October 26, 2009 by jojo*

**algebra 2**

Petra needs to find the equation of a line through (–2, 3) that is parallel to the line represented by y = 2x– 4. Which equation best represents Petra's equation?
*February 10, 2012 by Lalt*

**ap calculus**

write the general form of the equation of the lines throught the point (a) parallel to the given line and (b) perpendicular to the given point point- (2,1) line- 4x-2y=3
*September 26, 2009 by kate*

**Advanced math-ck answer, please**

Write the standard form of the equation of the line that passes through (-3,7) and is perpendicular to the line with the equation y=3x-5. Answer: 3x+y=16 Thanks
*June 22, 2008 by Lucy*

**Geometry**

I need help on a geometry proof!!!! If Line AB is parallel to Line DC and Line BC is parallel to line AD, prove that angle B is congruent to angle D. The picture is basically a square or parallelogram with line DC on the Top and Line AB on the bottom, and as u can tell A and D...
*November 1, 2009 by Emily*

**Calculus Grade 12**

Find the equation of the plane that passes through the point (3,7,-1) and is perpendicular to the line of intersection of the planes x-y-2z+3=0 and 3x-2y+z+5=0
*June 10, 2013 by Amber*

**Algebra-Help please**

Write the equation of the line parallel to the line y+2x+3 containing the point (2,6). Slope intercept form.
*October 12, 2011 by Mary*

**Calculus**

Find the slope intercept equation of the line with the following properties :parallel to the line x=-1; containing the point( -7,2)
*October 26, 2012 by Crystal*

**Calculus**

Find the slope-intercept equation of the line with the following properties: parallel to the line x=-1;containing the point (-7,2)
*October 26, 2012 by Crystal*

**Algebra 1 (Reiny or Kuai)**

1. Show that ABCD is a trapezoid. (A: (-2, 5); B: (4, 5); C: (6,2); D: (2, -1)). 2. Write an equation in slope-intercept form for the line that passes through (5,0) and is perpendicular to the line given by y = -5/2x + 6.
*December 2, 2013 by Please, help me!*

**Algebra 1 (Reiny or Kuai)**

1. Show that ABCD is a trapezoid. (A: (-2, 5); B: (4, 5); C: (6,2); D: (2, -1)). 2. Write an equation in slope-intercept form for the line that passes through (5,0) and is perpendicular to the line given by y = -5/2x + 6.
*December 2, 2013 by Anonymous*

**MATH**

I had an assignment containing 45 problems, and I am unsure of 4, can you check and see if the answers are correct? 1. Write an equation of the line containing the given point and parallel line (5,-1), 3x-7y=9 My answer was: y=3/7x-22/7 2. Find the equation of the line having ...
*December 6, 2009 by sarah*

**Math**

I had an assignment containing 45 problems, and I am unsure of 4, can you check and see if the answers are correct? 1. Write an equation of the line containing the given point and parallel line (5,-1), 3x-7y=9 My answer was: y=3/7x-22/7 2. Find the equation of the line having ...
*December 6, 2009 by S*

**Math**

I had an assignment containing 45 problems, and I am unsure of 4, can you check and see if the answers are correct? 1. Write an equation of the line containing the given point and parallel line (5,-1), 3x-7y=9 My answer was: y=3/7x-22/7 2. Find the equation of the line having ...
*December 6, 2009 by S:Please, I just need a check*

**Geometry**

Write an equation for the line perpendicular to line XY that contains point Z. line XY: 3x + 2y = -6, Z(3,2) I realize that the slope of a perpendicular line is the opposite reciprocal of the first line. But, how do I use point Z in this problem? Thank you.
*November 9, 2009 by Heather*

**Algebra II**

The graph of a line through (2,3) that is perpendicular to the line with equation x = -1 also goes through which point? How to work this???? Thanks.
*November 11, 2007 by Lucy*

**College Algebra**

Line m passes through (2,5) and (-3,-2) Find the slope of a line that is perpendicular to line m.
*December 3, 2013 by Sarah*

**College Algebra**

Line m passes through (2,5) and (-3,-2). Find the slope of a line that is perpendicular to line m.
*December 11, 2013 by Sarah*

**math**

The graph of the line through (2,3) that is perpendicular to the line with equation y= -1 also goes through which point? (1,4) (2,-4) (-2,3)
*September 30, 2009 by Carol*

**algebra**

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. I have been sitting here for almost an hour trying to understand this!!
*December 16, 2009 by Missa*

**maths**

how do i find out the the equation of the line of symmetry for f(x)=ax^2+bx+c ? please explain it do me thanks! The line of symmetry runs through the vertex. so the x of the vertex is -b/(2a) and the equation of the line of symmetry is x = -b/(2a) e.g. for f(x) = 2x^2 - 12x + ...
*May 25, 2007 by Emma*

**Pre-calculus-chck answers**

Determine the value of w so that the line whose equation is 5x-2y=-w passes through the point at (-1,3). Answer: w=11
*August 26, 2008 by Lucy*

**math**

wat is an equation of the line that passes through the point (4,-6) and has a slope of -3??? some one plzzz help me those are the choices y= 3x+6 y=3x+6 y=3x+10 y=3x+14
*January 29, 2010 by nahla taher*

**Algebra II**

what is the equation for the line that passes through the point (3,5) and has slope of -3 ? can some assist me with this.? I'm having trouble figuring this out
*April 2, 2011 by anonymous*

**math plz**

hi, is there an equation to finding the perpendicular bisector of a line. for example i had a line b (1,1) and c(8,1) and a was (6,5) how would i find the bisector from a going through line bc? tnx first off, the slope of a perpendicular line is -1/m (m=slope). since you can ...
*April 15, 2007 by gordain*

**College**

If the line passing through point (a,1) and (8,7) is parallel to the line passing through the points (4,9) and (a+2,1) what is the value of a?
*June 12, 2012 by Justin*

**Calculus**

Determine the equation of the line described by the given information. a) slope -2/3, passing through (0,6) b) passing through points (2,7) and (6,11) c) parallel to y=4x-6 passing through point (2,6)
*February 8, 2012 by Jake*

**college algebra**

Find equation of each line. write answer in slope intercept form. The line parallel to -3x+2y=9 and contains the point (-2, 1).
*April 23, 2010 by BJ*

**colledge algebra**

Find the slope‐intercept equation of the line with the following properties: Parallel to the line y= 7; containing the point (-3,5)
*January 11, 2013 by reanna*

**College Calculus**

Let f(x) = 3x^2 - 2x + 1 a) write an equation of the line going through the points (1, f(1)), and (2, f(2)). b) Find a point on the graph of f where the tangent line to the graph has the same slope as the line in part (a). Write the equation of the tangent line at that point. ...
*March 7, 2011 by NY-Calc*

**Algebra**

A line passes through the points (-10, -4) and (-1, 2). What is the slope of the line that passes through the two points? I keep getting lost in the middle.
*June 22, 2013 by Korie*

**algebra**

write the equation of the line in slope intercept form that goes through the given point and is parallel (4,-7),y=1/2x
*January 11, 2011 by saba*

**calculus**

5. Let f be the function given by f(x) = x3- 7x + 6. a. Find the zeros of f b. Write an equation of the line tangent to the graph of f at x = -1 c. Find the x coordinate of the point where the tangent line is parallel to the secant line on the interval [1, 3].
*November 7, 2011 by Yoona*

**calculus**

find an equation for the line with the given properties. express the equation in slope-intercept form. containing the pointsP=(-1,1)& Q= (1,-2) What is the equation of the line? y= Find the the equation of a line that is perpendicular to the line y=1/2x+4 and contains the ...
*December 4, 2012 by spazed out*

**Algebra**

Write the point-slope form of an equation for a line that passes through each point with the given slope. (2,2),m=-3 This is one example, I'm not sure how to do this.
*January 14, 2009 by Brooke*

**kinda easy geometry**

I know this geometry question may be simple for some of you but it is hard for me. I use to be able to do this type of problem but I guess I forgot it over time. Im sure we all do. Any help on this question would help. Thanks in advance for whoever helps me. :-) A line passes ...
*March 9, 2008 by jake*

**Math/ Algebra**

Find the slope-intercept equation of the line that satisfies the given conditions. Then graph the line. Contains points P=( -1,4);parallel to the line with equation 3x+y =5
*May 26, 2013 by M*

**Math**

Grant wrote an equation of a line through the point (4,1) that is perpendicular to the one shown. What other point lies on his line?
*March 13, 2013 by Shenae*

**math**

what way would the line face with the linear equation y=-1/3x+5? A)A line going through the 5 up to the right B)A line going down from 5 c)A line going thru -5 and up D)A line going through positive 1 and to the left. Is it d
*May 23, 2014 by Gwen*

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