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#1 2007-01-04 09:48:08

Kiran
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Equation of the line

write the equation of the line that is equidistant from the points (4,3) and (0,-2).


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#2 2007-01-04 09:59:36

Patrick
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Re: Equation of the line

What's your problem Kiran? smile


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#3 2007-01-04 10:03:22

Kiran
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Re: Equation of the line

i get it ....
m = (-2 - 3) / (0 - 4) = 1.25
y - y1 = m (x - x1)
y - 3 = 1.25 ( x -(-2))
y - 3 = 1.25 ( x + 2)
y = 1.25x + 2.5 + 3
y = 1.25x + 5.5 this is the equation!


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#4 2007-01-07 07:59:38

LQ
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Re: Equation of the line

What do you get when x = 0?


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