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How ould I start this off?

  • Thread starter jayar182
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1. Homework Statement

find the equation of the line with the inclination 130 degrees going through point (0,2)

2. Homework Equations



3. The Attempt at a Solution

baffled at how to start...

thanks!
 

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What do you know about the equation of a line?
 
Maybe drawing it 1st will give you an idea of what the equation should be.

A line of inlcination 180[tex]\cdot[/tex] going through (0,2) would have the equation: y = 2
 
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What is the slope of the line?
 
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for the past two days, I couldn't enter this site...

thanks, for the equation, this is all the information given...I assume it will be in a "y=mx+b" format, but I am not sure. also the slope has to be a 130 degree angle with the horizontal axis (I believe the x axis)...

if it helps, the class is math analyst, which is the one before calculus...

thanks!
 
HallsofIvy
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No, the "slope" of a line, in this sense, is NOT the angle it makes with the x-axis, it is the tangent of that angle. Now, how is that "slope" connected with y= mx+ b?
 

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