Right triangle from axes

A line segment has its ends on the coordinate axes and forms with them a triangle of area equal to 36 square units. The segment passes through the point ( 5,2). What is the slope of the line segment?

Result

k1 =  -0.015
k2 =  -10.705

Solution:


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k2=k2=b2a227.76262.593410.705110.705k_{2}=k_{ 2 }=- \dfrac{ b_{ 2 } }{ a_{ 2 } } \doteq - \dfrac{ 27.7626 }{ 2.5934 } \doteq -10.7051 \doteq -10.705



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