A line in the standard (x,y) coordinate plane has a slope of 2/3 and passes through the points (3,4) and (t,2). What is the value of t ?
A.) 3 B.) 2 C.) 0 D.) 2 E.) 6
change in y
 = slope change in x 2  4 2  =  {set change in y over change in x equal to given slope of 2/3} t  3 3 6 2  =  {subtracted 2  4} t  3 3 2t  6 = 18 {crossmultiplied} 2t = 12 {added 6 to each side} t = 6 {divided each side by 2} E.) 6 Ask Algebra House Comments are closed.

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