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all of the following are coordinates on the same straight line except:
A) (0,2)
B) (3,11)
C) (5,15)
D) (7,23)
E) (x,3x+2)

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  1. put a line through A and B
    slope = 9/3 = 3
    2 = 3 (0) + b
    y = 3 x + 2

    now c
    15 = 3*5+2 no, oh dear
    then D
    23 = 3*7 + 2 yes
    and E
    3x+2 = 3 x + 2 yes

    So C is no good, invalid, evil, boil in oil

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  2. Thanks Damon. Now I understand the concept of it.

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  3. You are welcome :)

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