A line passes through the point (2, 1) and has a slope of frac{-3}{5}. What is an equation of the line? A.y-1=frac{-3}{5}(x-2) B.y-1=frac{-5}{3}(x-2) C.y-2=frac{-3}{5}(x-1) D.y-2=frac{-5}{3}(x-1)

Trent Carpenter 2020-11-20 Answered
A line passes through the point (2, 1) and has a slope of 35.
What is an equation of the line?
A.y1=35(x2)
B.y1=53(x2)
C.y2=35(x1)
D.y2=53(x1)
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Alannej
Answered 2020-11-21 Author has 104 answers

Solution to this example is given below yy1=m(xx1)
Usepoint-slope form
y1=35(x2)
Substibute (2,1)
for (x1,y1) and 35 for m
y1=35(x2)
Simplify
Results: A.

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