if P(x,y) is any pt on the line joining the pts A(a,0) and B(0.b)

Asked by  | 28th Oct, 2009, 07:11: PM

Expert Answer:

Slope of the line = (b-0)/(0-a) = -b/a,

and the y intercept is, b.

Equation of the straight line,

y = mx + c = -bx/a + b.

y = -bx/a + b

y + bx/a = b.

x/a + y/b = 1.

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Answered by  | 29th Oct, 2009, 12:36: AM

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