## anonymous 5 years ago Which of the following is the slope between the two points (5, 1)and (4, 6)?

1. myininaya

$m=\frac{y_2-y_1}{x_2-x_1}=\frac{6-1}{4-5}$

2. anonymous

what?

3. myininaya

what's wrong?

4. anonymous

the test gives me 1 over 5 an -1 over 5 then 5 and -5 for answers

5. myininaya

ok you can simplify what I have

6. anonymous

i dont know how to -.-

7. myininaya

6-1=what?

8. anonymous

5

9. myininaya

right! now what is 4-5=?

10. anonymous

-1

11. myininaya

so what is 5/(-1)=?

12. anonymous

1/-5

13. myininaya

no the 5 is on top not on bottom

14. anonymous

it doesnt have that as an answer

15. myininaya

5/(-1)=?

16. myininaya

do you know 5(-1)=?

17. anonymous

oh - 5

18. myininaya

right! 5/(-1) is the same as saying 5(-1) which is -5

19. anonymous