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Denise
 5 years ago
Find the slope.
(2,7) and (1,2)
Denise
 5 years ago
Find the slope. (2,7) and (1,2)

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sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0hey so do you know the slope formula?

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok, well, to find the slope between two coordinates, you use this formula for two coordinates (x1,y1) and (x2, y2): 1. slope = (y2  y1)/(x2  x1)

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so in the case of your problem: x1 = 2, x2 = 1, y1 = 7, and y2 = 2

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so stick those into the slope formula and you will have your answer

Denise
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0It would be (27) (12) right?

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well, the slope is one number, that basically represents "for every x coordinate I move to the right, how many y coordinates do I move up?"

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so the slope = (y2  y1)/(x2  x1) = (2  7)/ (1  (2))

sandra
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0or sorry did not mess up, the answer is 5/1 = 5

Denise
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0through (2,1) slope =3/2 How do I write the slope intercept form of the equation?
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