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#1 2013-05-15 04:09:10

mom
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y-intercept

Find the y-intercept of the line passing through the point (14,12) and having slope 2/7

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#2 2013-05-15 04:14:25

bobbym
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Re: y-intercept

Hi;

So the y intercept is 8.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#3 2013-05-15 05:00:31

mom
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Re: y-intercept

thank you. I see what I did wrong.

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#4 2013-05-15 05:02:48

bobbym
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Re: y-intercept

Start off with the general form y = mx + b.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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