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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
C) Same x intercept

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

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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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