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Find the equation of the straight line which makes intercepts 5 and 6 on the X and Y-axis respectively.

The equation of a straight line whose intercepts are a,b is

{\frac  {x}{a}}+{\frac  {y}{b}}=1\,

Hence the equation is

{\frac  {x}{5}}+{\frac  {y}{6}}=1\,

6x+5y=30\,


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