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 Question 75677: Write a equation in standard form for the line that passes through the point (-3,7) and has a slope of -4/5 S0 FAR I HAVE THIS BUT THEN I GET STUCK! I PUT IT IN POINT SLOPE FORM:y--3=-4/5[x-7] THEN i get stuck there CAN y0U PL3AS3 H3Lp M3?!!?!? PLEASE && THANK y0U!! Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 75922: I have a problem with changing this->->y=4x-11 to standard form. There are others, but If I can figure out how to do this, I'll be able to finish my homework. Here's another one that could also help->-> y=-x/3+2/3 Stupid standard form... (this is from a worksheet I got) Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 75376: solve the inequality: Click here to see answer by rahman(247)

 Question 76051: What is the solution for y=0.5x+4 and 2y+2x=2 in Solving Systems Using Substitution? Click here to see answer by checkley75(3666)

 Question 76060: What is the solution for 2y=x+3 and x=y in Solving Systems Using Substitution? Click here to see answer by rmromero(383)

 Question 76061: What is the solution for x-y=1 and x=1/2y+2 in Solving Systems Using Substitution? Click here to see answer by rmromero(383)

 Question 76062: -9x+12y=18 x-2y=3 Click here to see answer by rmromero(383)

 Question 76013: Need to graph: -2x + 3y = -9. We cannot graph without this being solved for y. Click here to see answer by rmromero(383)

 Question 76067: you are in charge of buying softballs for three different leagues. The Pony league uses an 11 inch softball priced at \$2.25. The Junior and Senior Leagues use a 12 inch softball priced at \$2.75. The invoicesmeared in the rain. You can still read the totals, 80 softballs for \$210. How many of each size are there? Click here to see answer by ptaylor(2048)

 Question 76127: Solve by the addition method. 7x-4y=-3 x+2y=3 Click here to see answer by checkley75(3666)

 Question 76268: Solve the system by addition. 5x – 3y = 13 4x – 3y = 11 Click here to see answer by Cintchr(481)

 Question 76272: Solve the system by addition. –3x + 5y = –18 x – 2y = 7 Click here to see answer by checkley75(3666)

 Question 76332: I need some help. Can anyone tell me what the solution is to this problem using substitution? y=-2/3x+4 2x+3y=-6 Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 76599: Please find X and Y: 2X + 3Y = 16, 5X - 3Y = 44. Click here to see answer by checkley75(3666)

 Question 76605: my son has missed a week of school due to illness and he needs my help with graphing linear equations by plotting.y=1/2x-3 or another problem is 3x+y=7. I really just to know if i'm telling him right it has been years. Thanks for the help chris Click here to see answer by checkley75(3666)

 Question 76516: How do I simplify this 1/x - 1/b over 1/xb + 1/2 Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15650)

 Question 76688: Solve the system by addition or substitution. –4x + 2y = –12 y = 2x – 7 Click here to see answer by funmath(2925)

 Question 76689: Solve the system by addition. –3x – 5y = –5 x – 2y = 9 Click here to see answer by funmath(2925)

 Question 76746: Find two numbers whose sum is 10 and whose squares differ by 20 Click here to see answer by checkley75(3666)

 Question 76845: If you solve the system below with substitution by using the "shortest" route, which step would you get? 2x + 5y = 10 x + 3y = 8 I got: 5-2.5y + 3y = 8 Is this correct? Can you help? Click here to see answer by funmath(2925)

 Question 76844: Bob owns a car wash and pays his employees either \$5 plus 2% commission or \$3 plus 4% commission. How much would sales have to be for the pay to be equal? I got: y= 5+.02x y= 3+.04x Not sure what x=? Can you help? Click here to see answer by checkley75(3666)

 Question 77030: Next year, Lyle will be twice as old as Sean will be. Four years ago, he was three times as old as Sean was. How old is each? Click here to see answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15650)

 Question 77287: I'm very confused with this whole chapter so I need some help: solve each system: #12. this is all in() 9x+4y-z=0 3x-2y+4z=6 6x-8y-3z=3 Click here to see answer by stanbon(57342)

 Question 77361: how to solve an equation of a line Click here to see answer by checkley75(3666)

 Question 77528: determine graphically the point of intersection between the lines defined by y=-2x+6 and 8=5x-y. i have no idea how to do this so i coudnt show my work. sorry. Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)
 Question 77528: determine graphically the point of intersection between the lines defined by y=-2x+6 and 8=5x-y. i have no idea how to do this so i coudnt show my work. sorry. Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28595)

 Question 77575: The problem: write in slop-intercept form and sketch the line. 4x-y-2=0 I know that I solve like this: 4x-2=y or y=4x-2 Therefore, m=4 and y=-2 but then how do I plot it on the graph? Click here to see answer by checkley75(3666)

 Question 77486: Hello out there,I had some problems that I need some help with badly,and thanks to whoever can help,the first question is,Determine if the equation is linear,and if it is put it in standard form.9y=4x-18.The next one is,xy=4.The next one is,x(with a 2 next it,I guess it means to the second power)-4=y.And the last problem is kinda hard,Two diced are rolled.Express a relation in a table for the possible numbers showing on the first die x and the second die y if the outcome is two odd numbers whose sum is a least 8.Thanks to whoever can help. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57342)

 Question 77716: Luis and Julia have the same number of coins. Luis has only dimes and Julia has only quarters. If Julia has \$1.80 more than Luis does, how many coins does each have? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57342)

 Question 77715: Kelly has 24 dimes and quarters worth \$3.60. How many quarters does she have? Click here to see answer by checkley75(3666)

 Question 77823: I really need some help on substitution methods I have tried all the problems. I understood a the beginning, but then it got harder. The problem is y/2-x=1 and x+y+7=0. Click here to see answer by Earlsdon(6287)

 Question 77827: I also have another question, here it is. It is on the substitution method. Here it is 3b-2a=4 and b/2-2a/3=1 Click here to see answer by uma(370)

 Question 77829: Sorry, but I have one more question on the substitution method. It is a+b=5000 and 0.08a=0.06b-20 THANKS ALOT Click here to see answer by uma(370)

 Question 77992: I was doing algebra and could not figure out a problem. it is: If Bill rides his beke 3 mi to Fred's house and then walks with Fred the remaining 1mi to school, it will take him 30 min. But if he rides the entire distance, it will take hime only 20 min. Find his biking speed and walking speed. I an really confused. Please help me. Click here to see answer by stanbon(57342)

 Question 77991: Hello. I was working on algebra and I got caught up one stroy probliem, that involves two variables. The Question is: Melinda Bowen recieves an annual income of \$234.50 from investing one amount of money at 6% and another amount at 5%. If the investments were interchanged, her income would increase by\$5.10. Find the amounts she invested. When I did it it by 5n+6x=23450. Then 6x=5n-23450. From there I did not know what to do Click here to see answer by stanbon(57342)

 Question 77936: write an equation of the line that passes through the given point and is parallel to the given line. Write the answer in slope-intercept form. (4,-2),x=(5/4y)-2 Click here to see answer by checkley75(3666)

 Question 77935: Write an equation of the line that passes through the given point and is perpendicular to the given line. Write the answer in slope-intercept form. (0,0), y=4x-7 Click here to see answer by checkley75(3666)

 Question 77934: Write an equation of the line that passes through the given point and is perpendicular to the given line. Write the answer in slope-intercept form. (0,0), y=4x-7 Click here to see answer by tutorcecilia(2152)

 Question 77933: Write an equation of the line that passes through the given point and is perpendicular to the given line. Write the answer in slope-intercept form. (0,0), y=4x-7 Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)

 Question 78113: Completing the square 2x² - 8x - 9 = 0 Click here to see answer by bucky(2189)

 Question 78205: In the triangle shown, the sum of the measures of angle A and angle B is 90 degrees. If angle A is 30 degrees less than twice angle B, then find the degree measure for each angle. I've tried got the answer 50 and 40 degrees. I think there's a problem with my equation: x+y=90 and x+30=2Y Click here to see answer by checkley75(3666)

 Question 78389: Find the distance between the lines with the following equations. 3x-y+4=0 and 3x-y=0 Click here to see answer by dolly(163)

 Question 78470: Find values for m and b in the following system so that the solution to the system is (-3, 4). 5x + 7y = b mx + y = 22 Please help. Click here to see answer by checkley75(3666)

 Question 79185: How do I solve this? I've tried by susbtitution and elimination without success. (1/3)x - (3/2)y = -5 (3/4)x + (1/3)y = 11 Thank you! Click here to see answer by scott8148(6628)
 Question 79185: How do I solve this? I've tried by susbtitution and elimination without success. (1/3)x - (3/2)y = -5 (3/4)x + (1/3)y = 11 Thank you! Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8909)

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