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anonymous
 5 years ago
In 1990, people in the United States spent about $285.7 billion on recreation. In 1995, they spent $402.5 billion. Find the slope of the line through the two points defined by the recreational data. What does the slope tell you?
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anonymous
 5 years ago
In 1990, people in the United States spent about $285.7 billion on recreation. In 1995, they spent $402.5 billion. Find the slope of the line through the two points defined by the recreational data. What does the slope tell you? Help P R E T T Y Please

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0(402.5 285.7) / (1995  1990)

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0it says that the expenditure increases every year...or the rate of increase of expenditure is positive

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so i divide them both after subtracting?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0it is important to denote that such slope is given in billions per year.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes that gives the slope....change in dependent quantity upon change in independent quantity

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i got 116.8 divided by 5..is that right?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yeah..as long as ur subtracting right

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so what does the slope tell me?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the division was right, both 116.8/5 and 23.36 billions per year

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so the slop of the line is 116.6 over 5?? im confused

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i kind of understand, still a bit confused!

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0here is the method: y1y0/x1x0, considering years on the x axis and billions on the y axis. Being also x1,y1 the las point and x0,y0 the first point you will use to draw a line of which the slope is to be calculated.

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0OHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!! now i get it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (: (: your AAAAAAAAAAAAAMAZINGG!!! lOL thankss somuch!!
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