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JackJones

  • 3 years ago

What is the slope of the two points (1, 5) and (6, 4)?

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  1. Mimi_x3
    • 3 years ago
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    Slope is the gradient so you use the gradient formula \[ m =\frac{y_2-y_1}{x_2-x_1}\]

  2. Mimi_x3
    • 3 years ago
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    \[(1,5) (6,4) => (x_1,y_1)(x_2,y_2)\]

  3. Mimi_x3
    • 3 years ago
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    Are you able to do it now?

  4. JackJones
    • 3 years ago
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    the slope is -1/5

  5. JackJones
    • 3 years ago
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    right

  6. MathDoodler
    • 3 years ago
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    use the slope formula \[ m \frac{Y_2-Y_1}{X_2-X_1}\] Plugin your points \[ m \frac{4-5}{6-1}\] \[ m -\frac{1}{5}\]

  7. JackJones
    • 3 years ago
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    i got it right :D

  8. Mimi_x3
    • 3 years ago
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    yes you are right JackJones.

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