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The equation of a line 2014-05-16
From Michael:
Find the equation of a line that passes through (2,-1); the sum of the x- and y-intercepts is 2. (There are two answers)
Answered by Penny Nom.
A question concerning two lines 2014-05-09
From Hela:
The equation of the line L is 6x+5y=3, and the equation of line Q is 5x-6y=0, which statement below about the line is true?
A) same y intercept
B)parallel
C) Same x intercept
D)perpendicular

Answered by Penny Nom.
A quadratic equation 2013-11-27
From corinanna:
Hi,
How do you find a quadratic equation given the domain & range, & or the y-intercept?

Answered by Penny Nom.
A union and interception problem 2013-10-19
From Zakir:
Sir, I have some problem in union there is a Question in a book find B set if A={2,4,6,8} , AUB={2,4,5,6,7,8} and A intersection B={6,8} plz tell me how can I find the B set
Answered by Penny Nom.
An equation in slope-intercept form 2013-08-12
From Brittney:
write an equation in slope-intercept form of the line that is parallel to the grapg of y=-3/4x+6 passes through -8,-5
Answered by Penny Nom.
An equation in the form Ax+By=C 2011-07-28
From Mike:
I need to write an equation in the form Ax+By=C The points I was given are (5,0) and (-3,5)

I know how to find the slope I got -5/8 and wrote it out as y=(-5/8)x+b however I'm not quite sure where to go from here.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Answered by Penny Nom.
The intercept form 2011-01-04
From sussie:
How do you find the intercept form of y=X^2-2x-3?
Answered by Penny Nom.
The circle centered at (2,-4) with radius 3 2010-09-18
From lupe:
Consider the circle centered at (2,-4) with radius 3. Write the equation of this circle sketch its graph, and find the exact coordinates of its intercepts. x-intercept y-intercept using the quadratic equation?
Answered by Penny Nom.
x and y intercepts 2010-05-10
From connor:
im not sure how to find the x intercept in questions like

2x+3y-12=0

5x-2y-12=0

if you could show me how to find the x and the y intercepts out of this equation that would be great

thanks connor

Answered by Penny Nom.
A line through the y-intercepts 2009-12-01
From Rogerson:
Find the equation of the line through y-intercept of the lines 3x + 4y = 12 and 3x - y = 9.
Answered by Penny Nom.
The slope-intercept form 2009-09-11
From Shelby:
Write an equation in slope-intercept form of the line that is parallel to the graph of 3y-4x=1 and passes through (0,6)
Answered by Penny Nom.
The equation of a line 2009-03-11
From Teresa:
Write an equation in slope-intercept form that has a horizontal intercept of -7/3 and a vertical intercept of -7/9
Answered by Harley Weston.
Intercepts in a Quadratic Function 2009-02-22
From Barb:
I have a question I need help with please. What are the number of x and y intercepts that quadratic function can have and why? Thanks.
Answered by Janice Cotcher.
A line is perpendicular to another line 2009-01-16
From Greg:
A line is perpendicular to the line y=2x+3 and has the same x-intercept as x+3y+10. Find the equation of this line. Express your answer in the form of y=mx+b. Justify your answer.
Answered by Robert Dawson.
The slope intercept form 2009-01-11
From Norma:
write equation in slope intercept form and then find the slope and y-intercpet of the corresponding line.

please show step by step

1). 2x-3y-9=0 and 2). 3x-4y+8=0

Answered by Penny Nom.
A line in slope intercept form 2008-12-08
From laurie:
the question: Write and equation of the line that passes through the point and has the give slope. Then rewrite the equation in slope intercept form. (2, 5 ) m= 3
Answered by Penny Nom.
Graphing Rational Functions 2008-12-05
From Bahra:
The question in my homework is: Find all vertical, horizontal, and slant asymptotes, x- and y-intercepts, and symetries, and then graph each function. Check your work with a graphing calculator. y=3/x+3 meanng: ( y= 3 over x+3)
Answered by Janice Cotcher.
Intercepts 2008-11-02
From robert:
What is the sum of the x-intercept and y-intercept of the line 3x-3y=24?
Answered by Stephen La Rocque.
Intercepts 2008-09-11
From megan:
When I have problems like y=x(x^2-3), to find the x- and y-intercepts, I set each one to 0. But where do I go from there?
Answered by Penny Nom.
A line through two points 2008-09-10
From Conor:
Find the equation of the straight line which passes through the points (-2,14) and (8,-1)
Answered by Penny Nom.
A line parallel to y= 1/2x + 5 2008-09-03
From Michelle:
Find the equation of a line parallel to y= 1/2x + 5 if the required line passes through ( 3,4)
Answered by Penny Nom.
The x-intercepts of f(x)= 5sin (4x+pi/4) 2008-06-03
From Tom:
Hi, how would I find where the x intercept in this function f(x)= 5sin (4x+pi/4)?
Answered by Janice Cotcher and Harley Weston.
The slope intercept form 2008-04-11
From Dave:
Hi, why is there a y-intercept in the slope intercept form?What does the y-intecept have to do with the equation?
Answered by Penny Nom.
The equation of a line 2008-02-17
From Jennifer:
Given the point A(3,2)B(5,8) find the equation of the line AB ( in standard form )
Answered by Penny Nom.
The equation of a line 2008-01-20
From Sara:
The question is:

Write the equation of a line that is parallel to y=3x-2 through the point (-5,9). I think the correct equation for this is y=3x+24. But I have to write it in standard form, and I can't seem to figure out how to do that. Please answer soon! Thanks!

Answered by Stephen La Rocque and Penny Nom.
Why do they use the letter b in y=mx+b? 2007-11-15
From virginia:
why do they use the letter b in y=mx+b? im asking this because my math teacher said he will give extra points to anyone who finds this out first and i was hoping you guys would be the ones who could help.
Answered by Penny Nom.
Intercepts 2007-09-15
From Bruce:
The equation is x^2-12.

I need to find the x-y intercepts and horizontal intervals (increasing & decreasing)

I would have thought the y intercept would be (0,-12) however the book came up with something different.

Answered by Penny Nom.
Intercepts 2007-09-13
From Ashley:
6x+y=9

how do you do the x and y intercept of this equation

Answered by Jami Peterson.
The x-intercept 2007-09-01
From Bianca:
What is the x-intercept of the graph of y=1/2x+b?
Answered by Stephen La Rocque.
Equation of a line 2007-06-03
From Mahrukh:
Hi i would like to know how to find the equation of a line, when you are given a piont (3, -1) and the x intercept which is -1?
Answered by Penny Nom.
Graphing a line 2007-03-23
From mitchell:
Graph each equation. y = 2x + 4
Answered by Jaymi Peterson and Haley Ess.
y-intercept form 2007-03-16
From Ken:
Simple way on how to convert to & from y-intercept form & Std. form. Eg: Convert into y-intercept form: 3x+4y+7=0, Eg.: Convert into Std. Form: y=-1/2x +3, y=50x +300. I would appreciate your help in this matter, as I find it hard to understand. Kind Regards: Ken
Answered by Penny Nom.
Finding the x-intercept 2007-03-02
From Ash:
Y = -1/100X^2 =27/10X +0 = 0 THE Y INTERCEPT IS 50 HOW DO I FIND THE X INTERCEPT
Answered by Gabriel Potter.
The slope-intercept form 2007-01-04
From Earnestine:
Given a line containing the points (1,4), (2,7), and (3,10) determine the slope-intercept form of the equation, provide one additional point on this line, and graph the function.
Answered by Penny Nom.
The slope-intercept form 2006-12-17
From Anthony:
I'm really confused with this, tried to figure it out on my own but i can't seem to grasp it here's the problem:
Two points are given
a. Write an equation in slope-intercept form for the line containing the two points.
b. Graph the line from Part a and check that both points are on the line.

Answered by Penny Nom.
The slope-intercept form 2006-11-08
From Kilihea:
I need to graph this equation but first need to turn it into a slope-intercept form. 6x - 3y = -3 I would really appreciate it if you could help me turn it into a slope-intercept form.
Answered by Penny Nom.
Convert a standard form to a slope intercept form 2006-09-14
From Maiko:
I need to know step by step procedures to convert a standard form to a slope intercept form?
Answered by Penny Nom.
x and y intercepts 2006-08-13
From Jennefer:
y=x/(x2+1) and I need to find the x and y intercepts.
Answered by Stephen La Rocque.
How old is y = mx + b? 2006-07-05
From Beckie:
I am taking intermediate algebra this summer (Math 95), and have a question for you. My instructor will award extra credit points to any of us who find out how old the formula y = mx+b is. Would you happen to know the answer?
Answered by Penny Nom.
How do you graph 3x + 6y = -9 by axis intercepts? 2006-05-22
From Crystal:
How do you graph 3x + 6y = -9 by axis intercepts?
Answered by Penny Nom.
The y intercept 2006-05-20
From Zeel:
how do you solve for the y intercept when the equation is y=-1.5x?
Answered by Leeanne Boehm.
Intercepts and slope 2006-01-15
From Anthony:
Given -1.7x + 0.8y=7.1:

(a) state the intercepts and slope for the graph

(b) Draw the graph

Answered by Penny Nom.
X and Y intercepts 2005-04-14
From David:
Hi, i would like to know if you can answer this question for me Find the x and y intercept fo y = 8x - 5
Answered by Penny.
Intercepts 2003-11-04
From A student:
I am totally confused on how to determine intercepts of an equation and then to graph the line. For example, how to determine the intercepts of 2x-3y-12=0.
Answered by Penny Nom.
Intercepts 2003-01-08
From Nay:
my name is nay 8th grade student how do i figure out an intercep and does it always have to have (0, ) or ( ,0)?
Answered by Penny Nom.
x intercepts 2002-11-10
From Laura:
Find the x intercepts for the graph of the equation.

x 2 - x - 12 = 0


Answered by Penny Nom.
Intercepts 2002-09-04
From Tamara:
Why is it that the x intercept the value of y is 0 and at the y intercept the value of x is 0?
Answered by Leeanne Boehm.
x and y-intercepts 2002-03-10
From A student:
I have the problem- f(x)= X-5/X2+X-6 and I have to find the vertical asymtope, horizontal asymtope, x-intercept, and y-intercept. And graph the problem. I am having problems finding the y-intercept.
Answered by Harley Weston.
Slope intercept form 2001-11-27
From A student:
what is slope intercept form?
Answered by Penny Nom.
Lines in the plane 2001-10-21
From Greg:

*If the line with equation 3x-4ky= -16 has y-intercept -2, find k.

*Write the equation of the line passing through (2,5) and perpendicular to the line passing through (2,-4) and (6,1)


Answered by Penny Nom.
Three points on a line 2000-08-25
From Casey:
I am trying to find the slope and y-intercept of an equation. I have THREE x values and THREE y values. How do you do it? Help!
Answered by Penny Nom.
Y-intercept 2000-01-03
From Kayla Boylan:
How do you use and find the y-intercept?
Answered by Penny Nom.
Intercepts 1999-09-24
From Cassandra:
My book says to find where the X and Y intercept, i dont understand who to do this problem. Can you please help here is the problem. it didnt quite explain the instructions.
Answered by Penny Nom.
Intercepts 1999-08-29
From Sally Rickerson:
I am looking for any intecepts. How do I solve: y=x^2 square root of (9-x^2)
Answered by Harley Weston.
y=mx+b 1999-04-15
From Selena Royle:
When solving a problem on slopes,and in the formula y=mx+b what do the M and B stand for? Why M and B?
Answered by Penny Nom.
Y-intercept 1998-02-27
From Don Trumpet:
What is the Y-intercept for the problem:Y = -2(x+2) + 9
Answered by Harley Weston.
Equation of a line 1997-04-08
From Susan Gregson:
I am a secondary school teacher. My students and I would like to know why the letters m and b are traditionally used to stand for slope and Y-intercept in the standard form of an equation. Was this an arbitrary choice? Who made it? Are the letters from Greek ot Latin words?
Answered by Harley Weston.
 
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