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Find the Equation to the Straight Line Cutting off Intercepts 3 and 2 from the Axes. - Mathematics

Answer in Brief

Find the equation to the straight line cutting off intercepts 3 and 2 from the axes.

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Solution

Here, a = 3, b = 2
So, the equation of the line is

\[\frac{x}{a} + \frac{y}{b} = 1\]

\[ \Rightarrow \frac{x}{3} + \frac{y}{2} = 1\]

\[ \Rightarrow 2x + 3y - 6 = 0\]

Concept: Straight Lines - Equation of Family of Lines Passing Through the Point of Intersection of Two Lines
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RD Sharma Class 11 Mathematics Textbook
Chapter 23 The straight lines
Exercise 23.6 | Q 1.1 | Page 46
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