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buttermequeasy
 4 years ago
An architect needs to determine the slope between two points on a ski lift. The two points have been identified as (15, 45) and (150, 60), where x is the horizontal distance and y is the vertical distance from the bottom of the lift. Assuming the lift runs in a straight line, what is the slope of the line between the two points?
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buttermequeasy
 4 years ago
An architect needs to determine the slope between two points on a ski lift. The two points have been identified as (15, 45) and (150, 60), where x is the horizontal distance and y is the vertical distance from the bottom of the lift. Assuming the lift runs in a straight line, what is the slope of the line between the two points? Help please?

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Mertsj
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Do you know the slope formula?

buttermequeasy
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yes, I do. It's y=mx+b

Mertsj
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0That is the slopeintercept form of a linear equation. The slope formula is y2y1 over x2x1 Subtract the y values. Subtract the x values. Make a fraction with the first number on top.

Mertsj
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So in this case: 6045/15015 or 15/135 = 1/9 and that is the slope
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