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anonymous
 4 years ago
Say that your equation is y=4x2y=6 how do you find the slope??
anonymous
 4 years ago
Say that your equation is y=4x2y=6 how do you find the slope??

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anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Are you sure there are two equal signs?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0No the =6 was on a different problem

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So, the equation is actually y=4x2y?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Alright! So, slopeintercept form, a common way to see a line is: \[y=mx+b\] You have to solve the equation so it is in this form. y and x being coordinates, b being the yintercept and m being the slope. We start by moving the 2y over to the side that already has a y. Now, you have \[3y=4x\]. Then, you divide the 3 from both sides and you should get \[y=4/3x\] Looking back at our slope intercept form, 4/3 is the slope and the y intercept is 0. Does that make sense?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yes thanks for the help can i ask you a few more questions?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Of course. I will do my best.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0What does it mean when you derive slope from two coordinate pairs that are on a line?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I would assume it is referring to the slope formula: \[y_{2}y_{1} \div x _{2}x_{1} = m\] Can you give me the pairs of coordinates? Or is it asking in general?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Its asking in general...

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Okay. Well, that formula up there is how it is done. You see, two coordinates: \[(x_{1},x_{2})\] and \[(x_{2},y_{2})\] fit right into that formula!

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0An example: (3,4) and (2,5) would have the slope: (54)/(23) = 1/1 = 1.
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