Algebra

posted by .

Why is the line x=4 a vertical line

  • Algebra -

    Because any value of y satisfies the equation as long as x = 4. So.. the plotted line goes straight up where x = 4.

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. Math

    PLease help me with this: What kind of line is created when you graph the equation x = -5?
  2. Plz Help!Algebra!!!

    Choose the description of the graph of the equation x = -8 a. A horizontal line through the -8 b. A horizontal line through the 8 c. A vertical line through the -8 d. A vertical line through the 8 Grab a piece of graph paper (or just …
  3. Algebra...

    Write the equation of a vertical line passing through the point (8,-4). Graph x=8 and see if that is what you want. I don't understand?
  4. algebra

    Write the equation of the line with x-intercept (–8, 0) and undefined slope. would this by y=-8x?
  5. Math /Algebra

    I was challenged with this question: Explain why the formula for determining slope using the coordinated of two points does not apply to vertical lines. This was my answer: The formula for determining a slope using two points does …
  6. Algebra 116 Help Please

    why the line x = 4 is a vertical line. Name three points on the line represented by x=4. Then explain why, when we connect these points, the line goes straight up and down and does not slant to the left or right. Is the three point …
  7. tyndall

    1. In the middle of the page, draw two vertical lines an inch long, an inch apart, and that are parallel to each other. 2. About a half inch below the lines, draw a half-inch horizontal line that is centered between the lines. 3. Draw …
  8. algebra

    The slope of a vertical line is _________?
  9. Calculus

    Let f(x)= abs of negative abs of x + pi/2 close abs and g(x)= abs of cosx. the wording might be confusing so here is another description of the equation (the "vertical line" that I refer to is the line you draw as you draw the absolute …
  10. math

    1. In the middle of the page, draw two vertical lines an inch long, an inch apart, and that are parallel to each other. 2. About a half inch below the lines, draw a half-inch horizontal line that is centered between the lines. 3. Draw …

More Similar Questions