A line has a slope of 2/3 and contains the points (x, 9) and (3, 7). The value of x is

A line has a slope of 2/3 and contains the points (x, 9) and (3, 7). slope = (7 - 9)/(3 - x) = 2/3 2(3 - x) = 3(7 - 9) 6 - 2x = 3(-2) = -6 -2x = -6 - 6 = -12 x = -12/-2 = 6

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A line has a slope of 2/3 and contains the points (x, 9) and (3, 7).

slope = (7 - 9)/(3 - x) = 2/3

2(3 - x) = 3(7 - 9)

6 - 2x = 3(-2) = -6

-2x = -6 - 6 = -12

x = -12/-2 = 6

slope = (7 - 9)/(3 - x) = 2/3

2(3 - x) = 3(7 - 9)

6 - 2x = 3(-2) = -6

-2x = -6 - 6 = -12

x = -12/-2 = 6

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