# Discrete Math: Equations of a Line

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### Discrete Math: Equations of a Line

Find parametric equations for the line that passes through the point (0, -1, 1) and the midpoint of the line segment from (2, 3, -2) to (4, -1, 5). I don't know how to solve this problem.

### Discrete Math: Equations of Line in a Plane

I'm stuck on these questions. Can you please show me a step by step solution? 20) For each of the following, find a normal vector, a direction vector, and a point of each line. Note, normal vector means perpendicular to the direction vector. a) 3x - 6y = 14 TEXTBOOK ANSWER: ...

### discrete math

how do i solve linear equations? -4(k-2)+3(k+1) =7.

### Math

In your own line of work, give one example of a discrete and one example of a continuous random variable, and describe why each is continuous or discrete.

### discrete mathematics

Six discrete mathematics student:Bahirah,Dinesh,Johan,Adam,Felina and Syahirah are going to stand in a line. How many ways can they stand if: a)Syahirah must be in the third position? b)Dinesh must be second and Fellina third? c)Boys and girls alternate, with boy starting the ...

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Hi, How could I find the line of best fit? I plotted each of the equations I had for a problem I'm solving. The equations were linear (y=ax+b) and quadratic (y=ax+b+c). I'm supposed to find out which line is the most appropriate for the data that is given to me. When looking ...

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The coordinates below represent two linear equations. How many solutions does this system of equations have? Line 1 x y –2 7 0 6 Line 2 x y 3 0 0 –3 A. 0 B. exactly 1 C. exactly 2 D. infinitely many

### Elementary Math

The temperature of a cup of coffee is a discrete or continuous random variable? Am I correct " Discrete"

### MATH

Determine whether the situation calls for a discrete or continuous random variable. The braking time of a car Is it discrete?

### Discrete Math?

Was wondering, anyone here know discrete math? Specifically regarding to rules of inferences?

### Discrete Mathematics

3.Does it matter if we join two vertices with a straight line or a curved line when we represent a graph by drawing it on paper?

### MATH

(A) Classify the following as an example of nominal, ordinal, interval, or ratio level of measurement, and state why it represents this level: zip codes for the state of Pennsylvania (B) Determine if this data is qualitative or quantitative: Nationality (C) In your own line of...

### research and evaluation

Give examples of both discrete and continuous data? What makes them different? Is the measurement of money continuous or discrete? Explain. Can discrete data be analyzed using the normal distribution? Why or why not?

### Math

A movie store sells DVDs for \$11 each. What is the cost C of n DVDs? Identify the situation as discrete or continuous. a. C=11n;continuous*** b. C=11+n;discrete c. C=11+n;continuous d. C=11n;discrete

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A movie store sells DVDs for \$11 each. What is the cost C of n DVDs? Identify the situation as discrete or continuous. a. C=11n;continuous*** b. C=11+n;discrete c. C=11+n;continuous d. C=11n;discrete

### Stats

Determine the following random variables discrete or continuous: a)Number of fish I caught during 2 hours? I said: discrete b)Temperature of a coffee cup? I said: continuous c)Height of a 2-year-old maple tree? I said: continuous d) Number of credit cards I have in my wallet? ...

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1. A skateboard ramp has a 158º entry angle. Find the measure of ∠1. A.) 22º B.) 68º C.) 78º D.) 58º 2. Which of the following equations parallel to the line passing through A(-2, 7);B(-2, -2)? A.) y = -2 B.) y = x C.) 3x = 5 D.) -2x = 7y 3. Which of the following ...

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classify the following as discrete or continuous random variables: a) the time it takes to run a marathon- i think that it is discrete b) the number of fractions between one and two- i think that it is discrete? c) a pair of dice is rolled and the sum to appear on the dice is ...

### Math

Find parametric equations and symmetric equations for the line of intersection of the given planes. x + y + z = 2, x + z = 0 X=1 y = Z= x=, y=

### Stats

Classify the following as discrete or continuous random variables. (A) The time it takes to run a marathon (B) The number of fractions between 1 and 2 (C) A pair of dice is rolled, and the sum to appear on the dice is recorded (D) The length of a broad jump I got: (A) ...

### Math

How do I write the Symmetric Equation of a line given the following parametric equations: (where t is a scalar) x=0t y=0t z=1+1t I know normally I would solve each equation for t and set the equations equal to one another. However, I can not solve for t in the first two ...

### Math

How do I write the Symmetric Equation of a line given the following parametric equations: (where t is a scalar) x=0t y=0t z=1+1t I know normally I would solve each equation for t and set the equations equal to one another. However, I can not solve for t in the first two ...

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Classify the following as discrete or continuous random variables. (A) The time it takes to run a marathon (B) The number of fractions between 1 and 2 (C) A pair of dice is rolled, and the sum to appear on the dice is recorded (D) The length of a broad jump I got: (A) ...

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19. Which statement describes the relationship between the line graphs of the equations below? y=-2x+4 y=0.5x+4 A.The line graph are the same line. B.The line graph are parallel lines. C.The line graph are perpendicular lines. D.The line graphs intersect, but are not ...

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Determine whether the situation calls for a discrete or continuous random variable. The number of freshmen in the required course, English 101 The braking time of a car I think the first one discrete and the second is continous is this correct?

Determine whether the situation calls for a discrete or continuous random variable. The number of freshmen in the required course, English 101 The braking time of a car I think the first one discrete and the second is continous is this correct?

### algebra

how would i find an equation of a line that goes through points(1,6) and (3,10)?? thanks A straight line is y=mx+b Substitute the points to make two equations. 6=m(1)+b 10=m(3)+b Two equations; two unknowns, m and b. Solve for m and b, then plug back into y = mx + b. That will...

### math calculus

convert these symmetric equations to parametric form: line 1:(x-1)/k = (y-2)/2 = (z+1)/k-1 and line 2: (x+3)/-2 = (z)/1, y=-1

### Math

1. The graph of the parametric equations x= 2-3t, t= -1+5t is a line. What is the slope of this line? Please help!!!!!

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Solve each system of linear equations by both graphical and algebraic line 1 x+2y=4 line 2 x-y=0

### Math

A line has parametric equations x=7t-2 and y=-4+3t. What is the slope of the line representing the direct relationship between x and y?

### Algebra

Discuss the steps necessary to carry out each activity. Describe briefly what each line looks like in relation to the original given line. Answer these two questions briefly in your own words: What does it mean for one line to be parallel to another? What does it mean for one ...

### Geometry

1.) A skateboard ramp has a 158° entry angle. Find the measure of ∠1. 2.) Which of the following equations is parallel to the line passing through A(-2, 7);B(-2, -2)? 3.) Which of the following equations would graph a line parallel to 3y = 2x - x + 5? *Please help me!

### Math

The number of people waiting in a line for a movie hours (x) people (y) 1 170 2 230 3 290 4 350 Is this discrete or continuous data?

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If the line l has parametric equations x=5-3t, y=-2+t, z=1+9t, find the parametric equations for the line through p(5,4,-3) that is parallel to l.

### Math

Given the equations y=16 and y=3. Determine the slope and y-intercept if any exist. I have determined that the slope is 0 for both equations because it is a horizontal line, but I don't know what the y-intercepts are?

### Discrete Math

There are 150 students taking Discrete Mathematics II, Calculus II, and Physics I courses. Of these 51 are taking Discrete Mathematics II, 111 are taking Calculus II, and 63 are taking Physics I. There are 41 taking Discrete Mathematics II and Calculus II, 32 students taking ...

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In triangle ABC, angle C is congruent to angle A, line BC=2x-5, line AB=x+5 and line AC=x+10. Find x. The problem didn't have a triangle drawn so i drew it myself. I tried many equations but when i substitute it it didn't work.

### Pre- Algebra

Given an equation of a line, how do I find equations for lines parallel to it going through specified points Simplifying the equations into slope-intercept form. 1. y= -2x -4; (1, 3) how do I write the equation of a line parallel to the given line but passing through the given...

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Hi. I am having some issues with this one. Give the equation of the line that is perpendicular to the line y=x+6 and passes through point (0,-4). Thank you so very much!!!

### Math

What does it mean if a line in R^3 is parallel to the xy-plane but not to any of the axes. I really don't know what this means in terms of how the parametric and symmetric equations of the line should look. Please help.

### Math

What does it mean if a line in R^3 is parallel to the xy-plane but not to any of the axes. I really don't know what this means in terms of how the parametric and symmetric equations of the line should look. Please help.

### DISCRETE MATH

HOW CAN YOU USE DISCRETE PROBABILITY TO CALCULATE THE PROBABILITY OF TESTING 5 DEVICES SUCH THAT ALL 5 END UP BEING NONDEFECTIVE, GIVEN THERE ARE 20 DEFECTIVE DEVICES TOTAL OF THE ORIGINAL 100 DEVICES? WHAT IS THE SAMPLE SPACE?

### Math

Can someone please help/show me how to Graph linear equations?? Directions~ Graph the following linear equations by plugging in values for x, solving for y, and keeping track of your x- and y-values in a table. You should determine at least three points on the line before you ...

### Physics

Explain atomic line spectra in terms of transitions between discrete energy levels.

### Math

the question i need help with is: Classify the random variable as finite discrete, infinite discrete or continuous. The random variable given is the number of hours a child watches television on a given day.

### Stats

1.Number of people in attendance at a baseball game qualitative/ordinal qualitative/nominal quantitative/discrete quantitative/continuous 2. number of tracks on a CD qualitative/ordinal qualitative/nominal quantitative/discrete quantitative/continuous 3.eye color qualitative/...

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Can you please give me one of them so I cansolve for the other one?PLease! The general formula for a straight line is y = mx + b. Just plug the points into the equation to arrive at two equations. 6=2m+b 10=4m+b you have two equations and two unknowns. Solve them ...

### Math (Calculus)

Use the disc method to find the volume of the solid generated by revolving the region bounded by the graphs of the equations about the indicated line. y=x^3, y=0, x=2 a)the x-axis b)the line x=4

### Discrete or continuous help

Identify the given random variable as being discrete or continuous. The number of stories in a specific Manhattan office building.

Given A(-4,-2), B(44), and C(18,-8, answer the following questions Write the equations of the line containing the altitude the passes through B in standard form. Write the equation of the line containing the median that passes through point C in slope-intercept form Write the ...

### Math

1. Two lines, C and D, are represented by the following equations: Line C: y = x + 5 Line D: y = −2x − 1 Which of the following options shows the solution to the system of equations and explains why? (−2, 3), because the point does not lie on any axis (−2, 3), because ...

### Math

What will the graph look like for a system of equations that has no solution? A. The lines will be perpendicular. B. The lines will cross at one point. C. Both equations will form the same line. D. The lines will be parallel. I think it is D..?

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What will the graph look like for a system of equations that has no solutions? A. The lines will be perpendicular. B. The lines cross at one point. C. Both equations will form the same line. D. The lines will be parallel. Is the answer B?? Thank you

### Math-Linear Equations

True or false? A line perpendicular to a line whose slope is -0.75 has a slope of 1.3 repeating. Please help me with this.Thank you

### Math: Parametric Equations

The graph of the parametric equations x=cos(t) y=sin(t) meets the graph of the parametric equations x=2+4cos(s) y=3+4sin(s) at two points. Find the slope of the line between these two points. So far I've set up the system of equations cos(t)=2+4cos(s) sin(t)=3+4sin(s) but it ...

### maths..plse helppppppp

Please help me to find the separate equations of the line represented by following equations: a) x^2+2(cosec a)xy-y^2=0 b) x^2+2xy. tan a-y^2=0

### Vectors

3 planes; \$: x+2y-2z-6=0 %: 2x-y+z+8=0 £: 2x-y+2z+3=0 (a)(i)Find the cartesian equation for the plane @ parallel to \$ and containing the point (1,1,2) (ii)Calculate the distance between \$ and @ (b)(i)Find the parametric equations for the line of intersection of the planes \$ ...

### vectors

3 planes; \$: x+2y-2z-6=0 %: 2x-y+z+8=0 £: 2x-y+2z+3=0 (a)(i)Find the cartesian equation for the plane @ parallel to \$ and containing the point (1,1,2) (ii)Calculate the distance between \$ and @ (b)(i)Find the parametric equations for the line of intersection of the planes \$ ...

### discrete data

Can discrete data be analyzed using a normal distribution?

### Math

For each of the following, find the parametric equations of the line that passes through the point P with direction vector d. In each case, find two points on the line different from P. a) P(1,1) d=(4,-4) b) P(5,0) d=(1,3) answer at the back of the book is: a) x=1+t y=1-t ; (2...

### algebra

Given an equation of a line, find equations for lines parallel or perpendicular to it going through specified points. Find the appropriate equations and points from the table below. Simplify your equations into slope-intercept form. The equation is y=3x+3 (-1,_-1)

### Vectors

How would you write a vector equation for a line using parametric equations? For example: A line is defined by x=-2-t and y=4+2t,teR. a) Write a vector equation for this line using parametric equations. b) write a second vector equation different from the first

### calculas

Find the equations for the tangent line and normal line to the curve for f(x)=(x^4)+(2e^x) at the point (0,2)?

### calculus

Find the parametric equations for the line that contains the point (3,1,-4) and is parallel to the line r(t)=(1+2t)i+(-3-t)j+(5+5t)k

### Discrete Math

I am really stuck on these problems. I've worked a lot of them but I can't get these. Sometimes I think I know the answer but I can't show how I got it. 1.) Solve each matrix equation for X. 2X + 5A = B 2.) Find the following matrices: a. AB b. BA A= 2 4 3 1 4 2 B= 3 2 0 -1 -3...

### Discrete Mathematics

The augmented matrix A represents a system of three real-valued equations in three unknowns. Which of the answer choices would result from the usual first step of applying Gauss-Jordan elimination?

### Discrete Mathematics

15. The augmented matrix A represents a system of three real-valued equations in three unknowns. Which of the answer choices would result from the usual first step of applying Gauss-Jordan elimination? A = (1 4 2 3) A = (2 9 13 18) A = (3 10 8 15)

### Math Linear Equations

Two lines are drawn on a co-ordinate axis. The equation of the first line is y=-2,and the equation of the other line is y=3x+1. What are the co-ordinates of their intersection point? I have been on this for hours and can't figure out how to do this. Please help. Thank you

### math

I'm so lost I have no idea. Please help Write the equation of the line that represents this graph. Show your work or explain how you determined the equations. graph of line going through ordered pairs (0, 300) and (450, 0)

### calculus

Find equations of the tangent line and normal line to the curve at the given point. y = x^4 + 2e^x, (0,2)

### Maths

Consider the line defined by the parametric equations x=3d-10, y=2d+1. The y-intercept of this line can be expressed as a/b. Find a and b.

### Algebra 2

Which of the following equations represents the line that is parallel to the line y=5x+2 and that passes through the point (1,-3)?

### Math

So I need help with 2 questions. This is what is being asked. Write the slope-intercept forms of the equations of the lines through the given point (a) parallel to the given line and (b) perpendicular to the given line. 1. (3, -2) x - y =0 2. (-4, 1) y + 2 = 0 Please Help and ...

### Math 116

Consider the following system of equations. y=2x-2 y-2x=9 What can you conclude about the system of equations? a. The system of equations is inconsistent. b. The system of equations is dependent. c. The system of equations is independent. d. none of these.

### equations

does it make a diffrence what two points you chooose on a stragight line to find the slope of the line

### Math

Sarah has to go to her brother's baseball tournament that lasts for 4 days. She eats two-thirds of a hotdog at every game. He plays 2 games a day. Define your variables, write a function rule, find the domain and range, and tell whether the data is discrete of continuous. ...

Write a vector equation of the line that passes through point P and is parallel to a. Then write parametric equations of the line. P(-1, 3); a=(-6, -1) MY ANSWER: (x+1, y-3) = t(-6, -1); x= -1-6t, y=3-t P(0, 5); a=(2, -9) MY ANSWER: (x, y-5) = t(2, -9); x=2t, y=5-9t

1. a) Write the vector and parametric equations of the line through the points A(6, -1, 5) and B(-2, -3, 6). b) Find another point on the line in (a).

### Math

Give the equation of a line perpendicular to the line y = -8x + 8 having the y-intercept 2 units below the y-intercept of the given equation. At what point the two equations cross each other?

### math

Give the equation of a line perpendicular to the line y = -8x + 8 having the y-intercept 2 units below the y-intercept of the given equation. At what point the two equations cross each other?

### math

Find the slope of the line whose parametric equations are x=2-t and y=1=2t fi this line passes through (2,y) find the value of y compute also the value of t

### Math 1

Consider the following system of equations. y = 4x - 4 y - 4x = 3 What can you conclude about the system of equations? A) The system of equations is inconsistent. B) The system of equations is dependent. C) The system of equations is independent. D) none of these

### math

Consider the following system of equations. y = 2x - 2 y - 2x = 7 What can you conclude about the system of equations? The system of equations is inconsistent. The system of equations is dependent. The system of equations is independent. none of these

### Math

find f'(x) find the slope of the graph of f a x=2 and x=4 find the equations of the tangent lines at x=2 and x=4 and find the value(s) of x where the tangent line is horizontal. f(x)=2x^2+8x I found that f'(x)=4x+8 and that the slopes were 16 and 24 and the equations were y=...

### Calculus

Find parametric equations for the tangent line to the curve with the given parametric equations at the specified point. x = 5 ln t, y = 8sqrt(t), z = t^5 (0,8,1) (x(t),y(t),z(t))=( )

### college algebra

Write an equation of the line parallel to the line given by 3x-2y=8 and having the same y-intercept as the line given by 2y+3x=-4 (show work) I am stuck with this problem. Can you please show me how to do these types of equations? Thank you

### math

Which of the following equations represents the equation for the line that is parallel to the given line and passes through the given point? y= 1/5 x - 10; (15, -16) A. y = -5x +19 B. y = 1/5x + 91/5 C. y = 1/5 x - 19 D. y = 5x - 19 I do know that to be parallel the slopes ...

### calculus

use the definition of the derivative to calculate f'(x), if f(x)= SQRT(2x) and find the equations of the tangent line and the normal line to the graph of f at x=2

### linear equations

Write the equation of a line in slope-intercept form that is perpendicular to the line and passes through the point (-9, 4).

### Calculus

1. a) Write the vector and parametric equations of the line through the points A(6, -1, 5) and B(-2, -3, 6). b) Find another point on the line in (a). ----- This is what I got for a) r = 6i-j+5k + t(-8i-2j+k) x = 6-8t y = -1-2t z = 5+t I need help with b)

### precals

find the equations of the lines to the line whose equations is y-17 / x -13 = -3 /2 If these lines each pass through the point (6,-5) Gracias`

### Calc 3

Find the parametric equations for the tangent line to the curve with the given parametric equations at specified point. x= e^t y=te^t z=te^(t^2) (1,0,0)

### Calc 3

Find the parametric equations for the tangent line to the curve with the given parametric equations at specified point. x= e^t y=te^t z=te^(t^2) (1,0,0)

### Algebra

Given the equations y=16 and y=3. Determine the slope and y-intercept if any exist. I have determined that the slope is 0 for both equations because it is a horizontal line, but I don't know what the y-intercepts are?

### 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)) =

### calc 3

Find parametric equations for the tangent line to the curve of intersection of the paraboloid z = x2 + y2 and the ellipsoid 7x2 + 2y2 + 6z2 = 33 at the point (−1, 1, 2). (Enter your answer as a comma-separated list of equations. Let x, y, and z be in terms of t.)

### Math - equations of lines

A line has the same x-intercept as [x,y,z]=[-21,8,14]+t[-12,4,7] and the same y-intercept as [x,y,z]=[6,-8,12]+s[2,-5,4]. Write the parametric equation of the line.

### Math - equations of lines

A line has the same x-intercept as [x,y,z]=[-21,8,14]+t[-12,4,7] and the same y-intercept as [x,y,z]=[6,-8,12]+s[2,-5,4]. Write the parametric equation of the line.

### math

How do I write one equations in slope-intercept form, and three other lines in slope-intercept form that are perpendicular to the first line ?? -- one line: y=mx+b second line perpendicular y= -x/m + c of course, you have to know m, b, c. ----- for the second line ...