# Linear Equations Question

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1 week ago
#21
(Original post by RDKGames)
The gradient is the ratio ... not the denominator of that ratio.
The OP doesn't have a ratio - they found a fraction.
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1 week ago
#22
(Original post by PinkOneAmong)
12?
Exactly! now write the equation
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1 week ago
#23
(Original post by PinkOneAmong)
12?
I would suggest you keep m and c as fractions and not decimals.
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#24
(Original post by Muttley79)
I would suggest you keep m and c as fractions and not decimals.
ah okai ty
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#25
(Original post by ItsStarLordMan)
Exactly! now write the equation
y=-4/5x + 12 right? (is it -4/5x or 4/5x?)
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1 week ago
#26
Do you get it now?

(Original post by PinkOneAmong)
y=-4/5x + 12 right? (is it -4/5x or 4/5x?)
-4/5x. Youo don't change the gradient unless you are finding the normal. do you get it now? We can do another if you want
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1 week ago
#27
(Original post by PinkOneAmong)
y=-4/5x + 12 right? (is it -4/5x or 4/5x?)
The x is on the numerator which is why I wrote it as y = - (4/5) x + 12 ie -4x/5
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#28
(Original post by ItsStarLordMan)
Do you get it now?

-4/5x. Youo don't change the gradient unless you are finding the normal. do you get it now? We can do another if you want
I think I understand, or at least I hope so, I might get lost and might need to come back here for some more help, but thank you so much for your help, I've really been struggling with this topic and now I think I've learned a lot of new information
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1 week ago
#29
(Original post by PinkOneAmong)
I think I understand, or at least I hope so, I might get lost and might need to come back here for some more help, but thank you so much for your help, I've really been struggling with this topic and now I think I've learned a lot of new information
Happy to help. Feel free to PM if you need to. I'll keep watching this thread anyway x
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