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State whether the slope of the line passing through (2, 4) and (5, 2) is positive, negative, zero, or undefined.
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State whether the slope of the line passing through (2, 4) and (5, 2) is positive, negative, zero, or undefined.
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LoujoelouBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
To find any slope we use the formula y2y1/x2x1. Pluck in the numbers into this and solve. 24/52=2/3 2/3 is our slope so that means it is negative
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jim_thompson5910Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Slope m = (y2y1)/(x2x1) m = ( 2 4)/(52) m = 2/3 So the slope of the line that passes through the two points is 2/3, which is negative
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