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keri
 3 years ago
can someone please tell me how to find the slope of a graph?
keri
 3 years ago
can someone please tell me how to find the slope of a graph?

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colorful
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what kind of graph? a line or a graph of some equation that curves?

colorful
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I assume you are given a picture, or at least two points on the graph?

colorful
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I see 5 points on that graph pick any two of those points (it doesn't matter which) and list out the coordinates like so: (x,y) write that out and I will tell you where to go from there

keri
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0:( can u do it let me see it

keri
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0how do i find coordinates?

colorful
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I will give you one: at x=1, notice that if you follow the blue dot above it to the left you get the ycoordinate which is 10

colorful
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so that point on the upperright corner is (1,10)

colorful
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0that means that when x=1, y=10 find another point using the same method

colorful
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0careful, I think it's x=2,y=5 notice we are below the xaxis, and whenever that is the case y is negative

colorful
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so now we have two points let's call them (x1,y1) and (x2,y2) it does not matter which is which (2,5) and (1,10) are our points

colorful
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0given two points on a line, (x1,y1) and (x2,y2) the slope is given by\[slope={y_2y_1\over x_2x_1}\]so just plug in the numbers into the formula and you get the slope
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