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pinkwhispers80 Group Title

what is the slope (-3,0) horizontal and (0,5) parallel

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  1. pinkwhispers80 Group Title
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    the slope for (-3,0) (0,5)

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  2. KatrinaKaif Group Title
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    Do you know how to get to the slope?

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  3. pinkwhispers80 Group Title
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    no not really

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  4. KatrinaKaif Group Title
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    Can you tell me the slope formula? it would be a start

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    (x1,y1)...(x2,y2) m = (y2 - y1) / (x2 - x1)

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    where (x1,y1)...(x2,y2) are ordered pairs like (2,3) or (0,4)

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  7. pinkwhispers80 Group Title
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    y2-y1/x2-x1

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  8. ChrisV Group Title
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    ok are you looking for the slope of the parallel line that contains (0,5)?

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  9. pinkwhispers80 Group Title
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    but t sure how to work it

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    that was really bad timing on my answer >_>

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    The points given are: (-3,0) = (x1,y1) and ( 0,5) = (x2,y2) Plug these values in the equation you gave me.

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    yes but the way he has writtin it is that horizontal line that contains (3,0)

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    parallel line contains (5,0)

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    Can you clarify your question Pinkwhispers80? It seems to have a bit of a wording problem.

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  15. ChrisV Group Title
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    that would mean both lines have no slope

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    because they would both be horizontal

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    When two lines are parallel, they simply would not have a slope Whispers

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  18. pinkwhispers80 Group Title
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    I have a graph that contains a line with points being (-3,0) and (0,5) I need to find the slope but Im not sure how

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    I believe Chris is headed the right direction

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  20. KatrinaKaif Group Title
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    Well then, you can use what I had previously posted.

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    do are you given a horizontal line and parallel line or both points on one line?

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    just weird to use the words horizontal and parallel because that says they are two sperate lines

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  23. pinkwhispers80 Group Title
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    sorry I didnt know that its one line

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    k then y2-y1/x2-x1

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  25. KatrinaKaif Group Title
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    Can you draw it out for us with the drawing tool located below?

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    5-0/0-3 5/-3 -5/3

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    your slope would be -5/3

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  28. KatrinaKaif Group Title
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    ^Correct

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  29. pinkwhispers80 Group Title
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    |dw:1328848542441:dw|

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  30. KatrinaKaif Group Title
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    Then use the explanations by Chris and me above. =)

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    Thanks yall!!! Im trying to figure all this algebra stuff out.

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