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What is the slope and point of intersection for the equation?Y(x)=3·(x/50)Show...

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user4046196 | Salutatorian

Posted January 22, 2013 at 12:53 AM via web

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What is the slope and point of intersection for the equation?

Y(x)=3·(x/50)
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lfryerda | High School Teacher | (Level 2) Educator

Posted January 22, 2013 at 1:21 AM (Answer #1)

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The slope of an equation of the form `y=mx+b` is given by the coefficient of x.  The y-intercept is given by `y=b` .

In this case, we have `y=3/50 x` , so this means that `m=3/50` and `b=0` .

This means that the slope is `m=3/50` and the y-intercept is (0,0).

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