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anonymous
 5 years ago
one line passes through the points G(1,5)and H (2,9). a second line passes through the points x(3.2) and y (5,12). which line has a greater slope? explain how you can tell by graphing the two lines. explain how you can tell bby calculating the slopes of the lines
anonymous
 5 years ago
one line passes through the points G(1,5)and H (2,9). a second line passes through the points x(3.2) and y (5,12). which line has a greater slope? explain how you can tell by graphing the two lines. explain how you can tell bby calculating the slopes of the lines

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok so by graphing you would need to graph the points properly and then draw a line going through the points GH and XY. From here you look at which line has a greater "slope" meaning that you look at the line that has a higher angle from either the x or x axis. this will make more sense once we get into the actual solution. So the actual solution is the following: For finding the slope we do the following ... slope = rise / run = G(rise)  H(rise) / G(run)  H(run) = 5  9 / 1 2 = 4 / 3 = 4/3. So you can plot the line y = (4/3)x on the graphing paper. Now to find the slope of the second line. slope = rise / run = x(rise)  y(rise) / x(run)  y(run) = 2  12 / 3 5 = 14/8 = 14/8 = 7/4. So you can plot the line y = (7/4)x on the graphing paper. Now if you actually put those two lines on the same graph you will see that the line with the slope of (7/4) is steeper than the line of the slope (4/3). Therefore, you can say that line y = (7/4)x has a greater slope than line y = (4/3)x
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