# The pair of points lies on the same line with the given slope. Find X? (5,14), (X, 23); slope = 3

##### 2 Answers

May 27, 2018

It should be 8.

#### Explanation:

By the formula ,

Putting the values in the above formula, we can find that -

Hence the value of

May 27, 2018

X = 8

#### Explanation:

Slope formula :

First you must plug in the point into this formula and the slope is 3 so you set it equal to 3

Cross Multiply

Simplify

Subtract 15 on both sides

Divide by -3 on both sides

x = 8