







The equation of a line 
20200105 

From coco: Good afternoon
If relationship between total cost and the number of units made it linear ,and if costs increases by 7$ for each additional unit made ,and if the total cost of 10 units is 180$ .
Find the equation of the relationship b/n total cost (Y) & number of unit made (x). Answered by Penny Nom. 





The equation of a line 
20191210 

From Jourdan: Suppose a mining company will supply 96000 tons of ore per month if the price is 80 dollars per ton but will supply 70500 tons per month if the price is 20 dollars per ton. Assuming the supply function is of the form y = m x + b , find the slope, m and yintercept, b Answered by Penny Nom. 





A question concerning two lines 
20140509 

From Hela: The equation of the line L is 6x+5y=3, and the equation of line Q is 5x6y=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 
20131127 

From corinanna: Hi,
How do you find a quadratic equation given the domain & range,
& or the yintercept? Answered by Penny Nom. 





An equation in the form Ax+By=C 
20110728 

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. 





A line parallel to y= 1/2x + 5 
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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. 





Graphing a line 
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From mitchell: Graph each equation.
y = 2x + 4 Answered by Jaymi Peterson and Haley Ess. 





yintercept form 
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From Ken: Simple way on how to convert to & from yintercept form & Std. form.
Eg: Convert into yintercept 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. 





The y intercept 
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From Zeel: how do you solve for the y intercept when the equation is y=1.5x? Answered by Leeanne Boehm. 





X and Y intercepts 
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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. 





x and yintercepts 
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From A student: I have the problem f(x)= ^{X5}/_{X2+X6} and I have to find the vertical asymtope, horizontal asymtope, xintercept, and yintercept. And graph the problem. I am having problems finding the yintercept. Answered by Harley Weston. 





Lines in the plane 
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From Greg:
*If the line with equation 3x4ky= 16 has yintercept 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 
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From Casey: I am trying to find the slope and yintercept of an equation. I have THREE x values and THREE y values. How do you do it? Help! Answered by Penny Nom. 





Yintercept 
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From Kayla Boylan: How do you use and find the yintercept? Answered by Penny Nom. 





Intercepts 
19990924 

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. 





y=mx+b 
19990415 

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. 





Yintercept 
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From Don Trumpet: What is the Yintercept for the problem:Y = 2(x+2) + 9 Answered by Harley Weston. 





Equation of a line 
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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 Yintercept 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. 

