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The equation of the line passing through (1,8) and (5,6) can be expressed in the form (x/a)+(y/b)=1. Find a. Please help, I don't know how to put my slope intercept equation into that form. I found the slope intercept form

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  1. Geometry

    The equation of the line passing through (1,8) and (5,6) can be expressed in the form (x/a)+(y/b)=1. Find a. Please help, I don't know how to put my slope intercept equation into that form. I found the slope intercept form to be y= -(1/2)x+17/2. Thanks!
  2. math

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  3. Math

    write the slope intercept form of the equation of the line with the following conditions. 19. passing through (4,-2) and (-8, -5). 21. passing through (-5,9) and parallel to 3x+y=1. 23. passing through (4,1) and perpendicular to 2x-y=8.
  4. pre-calculus

    How do you write the standard form of the equation of the line passing through the points M(-4,-2) and N(4,7)? How do you find the slope-intercept form of the equation of the line passing through the points P(2,-9) and Q(3,-7)?
  5. pre-calculus

    How do you write the standard form of the equation of the line passing through the points M(-4,-2) and N(4,7)? How do you find the slope-intercept form of the equation of the line passing through the points P(2,-9) and Q(3,-7)?
  6. 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
  7. Math-Fast pleasee :]

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  8. algebra

    Write the equation of the line that passes through point (5, 4) with a slope of 0. would this be x=5 then? no x=5 is the equation of the vertical line passing through (5,4) Any horizontal line, (slope=0), has an equation of the form y = b notice that this
  9. Mathematics

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  10. Algebra

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  11. math help & correction

    Problem #1 Is this correct or wrong? Find the slope of the line passing through the points(-1, -1)and(-1, 2). Write the equation of the line. For this one I KEEP GETTING Y= - (3)/(2)x-2.5 Problem #2 Find the y-intecept and slope of 7x+9y=72 My answer:
  12. algebra

    Hello, I need help with this problem use point slope form to find the equation of the line with given properties write equation in given form m=-7 passing through (3,0) = 21
  13. Algebra

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  14. 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?!What do you mean? Do you know how to draw a graph? Plot X=8, y=0 x=8, y=2 x=8, y=4 and see what kind of a line you get.
  15. Math

    Write your answer in standard form. Show all your work if you want to be eligible for partial credit. Write the equation of a line perpendicular to the line y = (2/3)x - 7 and passing through the point (4,-2). The slope of the line y = (2/3)x - 7 is 2/3.
  16. algebra2

    need help on these questions Write the equation of the line that passes through the given point and is perpendicular to the given line. Your answer should be written in slope-intercept form. P(3, −4), x = − 7/8y + 3 2.Write an equation of a line that
  17. Advanced Math-ck answers please

    1) Write the standard form of the equation of the line parallel to the graph of 2y-6=0 and passing through B(4,-1). Answer: y+1=0 2)Write an equation of the line perpendicular to the graph of 2-2y-6=0 and passing through A(-3,2). Answer: 2x+y-8=0 Thanks.
  18. algebra

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  19. algebra

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  20. basic algebra

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  21. geometry

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  22. algebra2

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  23. Math

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  24. geometry

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  25. geometry

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  26. geometry

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  27. Geometry again

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  28. Algebra

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  29. algebra2

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  30. Calculus

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  31. precalculus

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  32. college algebra

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  33. algebra

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  34. Math

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  35. math

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  36. Algebra

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  37. Math 3

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  38. geometry

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  39. algebra2

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  40. algebra2

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  41. MATH

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  42. Pre-Calculus

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  43. math

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  44. algebra

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  45. algebra

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  46. math

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  47. helpppp

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  48. algebra

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  49. Math

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  50. math

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  51. Pre-Calculus

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  52. Math -Quadratics Help!

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  53. Math - Quadratics & Analytical Geometry

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  54. Math , correction

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  55. math

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  56. algebra

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  57. geometry

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  58. math

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  59. Standard Form

    Find the equation in standard form for the line that satisfies the given requirements. passing through (1, 5) and (2, 6)
  60. Pre calculus

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  61. Algebra

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  62. math

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  63. Algebra

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  64. algebra2

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  65. algebra

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  66. algebra

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  67. Algebra

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  68. Analytic Geometry/Calculus

    We didn't go over the perpendicular form in class, only the parallel. Find the general form of the equation of the plane passing through the point and perpendicular to the specified vector or line.
  69. algebra

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  70. algebra II

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  71. algebra

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  72. Mathematics

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  73. Algebra

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  74. Algebra PLEASE HELP ME

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  75. Algebra2

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  76. Algebra2

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  77. Algebra2

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  78. Algebra

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  79. geometry

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  80. Pre-Algebraa

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  81. Algebra

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  82. math (please check my work)

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  83. Algebra

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  84. Algebra

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  85. Pre-Calculus Questions

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  86. Precalculus

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  87. algebra2

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  88. algebra

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  89. Algebra

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  90. Algebra

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  91. Algebra

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  92. Algebra

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  93. Algebra

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  94. math

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  95. maths

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  96. math

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  97. Algebra

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  98. HELP

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  99. algebra

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  100. mathematics

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