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Is it possible for the x-intercept and the y-intercept of a straight line to be at the same point? Why or why not?

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    What are the x and y intercepts of a line that runs through the origin?

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    ... This is "college" algebra ? Wow.

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    Why do you have to make degrading comments all the time? Either help or don't.

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    This is the question...is it possible and why?

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    And yes this is College Algebra...some of us are better at things other than math. I'm doing great after being graduated for 17 years, a 9 year old, a husband and a full time job. I'm loving my A average thank you.

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    Agreed, Kelly. Good for you. I think what Reiny was getting at is at the origin the point is (0,0) so it is possible. Not 100% positive though.

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    The height of a triangle is 3 in. less than 5 times the length of its base. The area is 81 sq.ins. Find the lenght of is base and the height of the triangle.

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    The coordinate of all relative maxima 2x^4+x^3-33x^2-16x+16

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