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  • 5 years ago

Determine the slope of the line through the given points (-4,1), (-1,-2). State whether the line is the graph of an increasing function, decreasing function, a constant function or not a function.

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  1. anonymous
    • 5 years ago
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    to find slope you do y2-y1/x2-x1 so -3/-5

  2. anonymous
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    How do I tell whether its increasing, decreasing or not at all..I think that part is where i'm actually stuck a bit

  3. anonymous
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    correct. to find slope you do y2-y1divided by x2-x1

  4. anonymous
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    you will have to look at your paper infront of you. negative is negative and positive it positive. if the slope is increasing it will be a positive if its decreasing it will usually be descreasing. look on your X and Y axis if they are crossing and stright across then not at all

  5. anonymous
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    how is your paper set up?

  6. anonymous
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    you will also have to look at the 1, 2, 3 and 4 sides on your graph

  7. anonymous
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    if your doing a graph

  8. anonymous
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    Wouldn't the formula look like this though > \[-2-(-1)/-1-(-4) = -1/3\]

  9. anonymous
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    This book is horrible. I get more information off the internet to help explain things like YOU Tube than this book.

  10. anonymous
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    Oh, wow. I see where I messed that up

  11. anonymous
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    i know how you feel, its just like my workbook, and textbook and teacher...NO INFO AT ALL thats why i came here this is my first time using this...more help on here than anywhere else.

  12. anonymous
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    What grade are you in? And are you taking algebra or pre algebra by chance?

  13. anonymous
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    are you getting it by chance?

  14. anonymous
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    Sad to say a college algebra class. Been so many years since i've taken Algebra. Horrible after all these years.

  15. anonymous
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    and while im on here do you know what the fraction would be of 2.4?

  16. anonymous
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    oh its ok lol.

  17. anonymous
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    the books suck and dont give any info what so ever.

  18. anonymous
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    Yep, getting. I'm assuming this one would be a decreasing function? Not understanding where they determine that.

  19. anonymous
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    i cant figure out what the fraction of 2.4 is do u know?

  20. anonymous
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    12/5

  21. anonymous
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    I'm just not seeing where you get the -3/-5. I keep getting a positive fraction

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