algebra

posted by .

Graphthe equation y plus 6 equals 1/8(x-2

1/8x - 2/8

add 2/8 to 6, so 61 times 8/8 makes it 48/8 plus 2/8 is 50/8

mx plus c would be 1/8 plus 50/8. Is this correct so afr?

If so how do I graph 50/8? Do I just put at 50 on the y axis and do 1/8 rise over run?

  • algebra -

    You're close.
    I get
    y=(1/8)x-50/8, or y=(1/8)x - 25/4
    you probably had the sign reversed.

    To plot the graph, you already have one point: the y-intercept, i.e. (0, -25/4).
    You can get the x-intercept by substituting y=0, and solving for x.
    0=(1/8)x-25/4.
    In theory, two points are sufficient to plat a straight line. However, I suggest you take a third point, for example, x=20, to confirm that all three points lie on a straight line and avoid arithmetical errors.

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. algebra ll

    solve the system of equation. 4x - 3y equals 14 y equals -3x plus 4 and another following up 4x - 3 equals 8 2x plus 5y equals 9 thatnk u for the help
  2. math

    write the equation 5x plus y equals 2 which equals 0 in normal form. my ans. was y equals 5 plus negative 2 or y equals 5 plus 2. if im wrong plus correct and explain why im wrong thank you.
  3. algebra again

    Write an equation that passes through the points (4, 3) and (2, -2) I have -2 -3 is -5 and 2-4 is -2 so y equals -5/2x plus b. I put in 2,-2 into the equation to get the y intercept, so 2 equals -5/2 times 2 plus b -5/2(2) is -10/-4 …
  4. Algebra 1

    Graph y-7 equals 9(x plus 6) So 9x plus 54 54 plus 7 is 61 So y equals 9x plus 61. is it correct?
  5. Algebra 1

    Write the equation in standard form for the line that passes through (6, -1) and (10,-*) So far I have -8-1 is -9 and 10-6 is 4, is the -9 correct?
  6. math

    LOGIC: I plus onehalf of square plus zero plus onehalf of diamond plus center of the sea plus threefourth of X plus zero plus center of the sun?
  7. science

    mgco3 plus 2hcl plus mgci2 plus h2 h20 plus co2 if 10grames of c02 is produced calculate the mass of magnesium and hydrochoric acid reacted
  8. Algebra (Verbal Expressions- More Difficult)

    The sum of 6.5 times u, 5 and -2. plus the product of 3.5 and x is equal to the result of adding x, 4.5 times y and -10. The sum of x and y plus the result of adding z and 8.5 equals 2 times x plus -3 times y plus the result of multiplying …
  9. Math 222

    Please someone help me simplify this problem. My addition/plus key is not working. x-3/x^2 plus 5x plus 6 divided by x plus 1/4x plus 8
  10. Math

    Add. Write the answer in simplest form 1 9/10 plus 3/4 19/20 plus 3/4= 38/20 plus 15/20=53/20=2.65 Please let me know if I got the correct answer or if I am doing anything wrong.

More Similar Questions