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On graph paper, graph the line .

  1. What is this line’s slope angle? That is, what is the acute angle the line makes with the ?

    Draw a slope triangle and use the tangent ratio.

  2. Find the equation of a new line that has a slope angle of and passes through the point . Assume that the slope is positive.

  3. Find the intersection of these two lines using any method. Write your solution as a point in the form .

    How can you use the equations of the lines to solve for the point of intersection?

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