GMAT Math : Graphing a point

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Example Questions

Example Question #1035 : Gmat Quantitative Reasoning

The point  lies on a line with slope  that passes through the point

What is ?

Possible Answers:

cannot be determined

Correct answer:

Explanation:

We first need to find an equation of the line with a slope of  that passes through the point (2, 5).

Now, plug in the point  and solve for .

Example Question #1036 : Gmat Quantitative Reasoning

A line goes through points . What is ?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

The slope of the line through  and  can be found using the slope formula:

Set :

We can use this slope and the slope formula; set :

Example Question #1037 : Gmat Quantitative Reasoning

The point  lies on a line with a slope  that passes through . What is the value of ?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

In order to find the value of , we first need to find the equation for the line with slope  that passes through the point 

Plugging in  and solving for :

 

Example Question #1038 : Gmat Quantitative Reasoning

The point  lies on a line with a slope  that passes through . What is the value of ?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

In order to find the value of , we first need to find the equation for the line with a slope  that passes through 

 

Plugging in  and solving for :

 

 

Example Question #1039 : Gmat Quantitative Reasoning

The point  lies on a line with a slope  that passes through . What is the value of ?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

In order to find the value of , we first need to find the equation for the line with a slope  that passes through 

Plugging in  and solving for :

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