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    Hi, I'm kind of stuck on a question, any prompts will help, thank you

    A line has equation 6x + 2y + 9 = 0

    a) Find the gradient of the line.

    I got - 3

    b) Find where the line crosses the y-axis

    I don't understand this one, any help would be greatly appreciated
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    What's the value of X when the line crosses the Y axis
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    (Original post by malayaleemuthe)
    Hi, I'm kind of stuck on a question, any prompts will help, thank you

    A line has equation 6x + 2y + 9 = 0

    a) Find the gradient of the line.

    I got - 3

    b) Find where the line crosses the y-axis

    I don't understand this one, any help would be greatly appreciated
    You got the first part correct. For the second, rearrange into y=mx+c form (if you haven't already). Alternatively, when the line crosses the y axis, what is the x-coordinate?
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    your gradient is correct.
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    (Original post by malayaleemuthe)
    Hi, I'm kind of stuck on a question, any prompts will help, thank you

    A line has equation 6x + 2y + 9 = 0

    a) Find the gradient of the line.

    I got - 3

    b) Find where the line crosses the y-axis

    I don't understand this one, any help would be greatly appreciated
    at the y axis, all values of x are 0. So use that fact to work out the y value where the graph crosses the y axis.

    HINT: Sub in 0 as the x value and rearrange to get the value of y.
 
 
 
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