What is a and b if ax+by=0 passes through the points (9,8) and (8,9)

# What is a and b if ax+by=0 passes through the points (9,8) and (8,9)

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• MATH

What is a and b if ax+by=0 passes through the points (9,8) and (8,9)

The rule of the line that is passing through 2 given points is that the coordinates of the points are verifying the equation of the line. Let’s see how: If the point (9,8) is on the line ax+by=0,…

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• MATH

What is the equation of the perpendicular bisector drawn between the points joining (4,2) and (4,…

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• HISTORY

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• HISTORY

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• JULIUS CAESAR

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• SCIENCE

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• 1984

Define “motif” and explain why one motif in the novel is the scarcity of consumer goods such as…

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• 1984

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• SCIENCE

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• MATH

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• MATH

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• SCIENCE

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• SCIENCE

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• MACBETH

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• THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES

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• THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES

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• THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN

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• SCIENCE

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• MATH

Solve simultaneously: 3 to the power p = 9(27) to the power q and log 7 to the base 2 – , and…

To silve 3^p = 3(27)^q. Solution: 3^p = 3*(3^3)q, as 27 = 3^3. 3^p = 3*3^(3q) , as (a^m)^n = a ^(mn). 3^p = 3^(3q+1), as a^m*a^n = a^(m+n). Now , since bases on both sides are equal , the exponents…

• GRAMMAR

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• REFERENCE

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• SOCIAL SCIENCES

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• THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MALCOLM X

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• SCIENCE

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• ESSAY LAB

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What is the mood in the poem “When I was one-and-twenty” by A.E Housman?

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• HISTORY

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• I STAND HERE IRONING

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• HISTORY

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• THE GREAT GATSBY

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• GREASY LAKE

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• LITERATURE

In “The Wind Our Enemy” by Anne Marriott, what are the literary and poetic devices in this…

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• LORD OF THE FLIES

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• SIR GAWAIN AND THE GREEN KNIGHT

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• THE WASTE LAND

What is the objective correlative? Give examples of the objective correlative from T.S. Eliot’s…

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• FRANKENSTEIN

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• THE SNIPER

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