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anonymous

  • 4 years ago

I am not understanding the slopes... HELP

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  1. anonymous
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    what exactly in the slopes u don't understand ?!

  2. pokemon23
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    |dw:1328067495783:dw|

  3. anonymous
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    slope is the rate of change of with respect to x

  4. anonymous
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    of y*

  5. anonymous
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    for any function in the form y(x) = ..... the slope can be found at any point by deriving the function in terms of x. i.e. y'(x)

  6. UnkleRhaukus
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    |dw:1328067481252:dw|

  7. anonymous
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    so it is where x and y meet

  8. anonymous
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    no slope is essentially the steepness of the line. the steeper the line the higher the value of the slope. make sense?

  9. anonymous
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    rise/run

  10. anonymous
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    The easiest way to find a slope in an equation is whenever it is in slope-intercept form which is: y=mx+b where the value of m is the slope. For example, given equation: y= 5/2x+4 we can see that 5/2 is the slope. If you are given with two points (x1,y1) and (x2,y2) you can find the slope by: y2-y1/x2-x1. For example given to points: (1,2) and (3, 7), slope= (7-2)/(3-1) yields 5/2 and if you wanted to graph that it will be rise/run. |dw:1328067905798:dw|

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