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keri
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can someone please tell me how to find the slope of a graph?
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keri Group Title
can someone please tell me how to find the slope of a graph?
 2 years ago
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what kind of graph? a line or a graph of some equation that curves?
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I assume you are given a picture, or at least two points on the graph?
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keri Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yes something like this
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I 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
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keri Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
:( can u do it let me see it
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how do i find coordinates?
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colorful Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I 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
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so that point on the upperright corner is (1,10)
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that means that when x=1, y=10 find another point using the same method
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colorful Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
careful, I think it's x=2,y=5 notice we are below the xaxis, and whenever that is the case y is negative
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so 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
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given 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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