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the_lefayBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
What is the slope of a line? Can you define it?
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RyanL.Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
The person is asking you if you know what a slope is.
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the_lefayBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Lol, I have seen the attachment, and I know the answer, but I want you to understand it
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xoxoBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I do not understand this question... and i posted it here because I wanted an explanation. can you please help me.. thank you!
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RyanL.Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Umm one explanation is\[\frac{rise}{run}=slope\] Where you pick two point and determine how much you need to travel to get one point to the other Rise would be how high or low you go Run is how far you go to the left or right.
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xoxoBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
ohhh but i still dont get it
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RyanL.Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
What don't you get? Do you know how to count?
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RyanL.Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Do you even know how to divide?
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RyanL.Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1345071480215:dwso you know what that is?
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RyanL.Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
See we can't help you if you are not specific about what your confused about
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xoxoBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
i am not a baby miss lefay
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the_lefayBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
The slope of a line is the "rise" divided by the "run", meaning how high you go up the yaxis divided by how far you run down the x axis
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xoxoBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yes i understand that part
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xoxoBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
but its so confusing how do you go up then go to the left!
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the_lefayBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Um, I didn't call you a baby or mean to insult you. If you're insulted then I apologize.
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RyanL.Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
See the lines i drew. How many times does it go down and how many times does it go to the right?
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the_lefayBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Imagine you are driving your car from the origin (0, 0). You drive straight up the yaxis, and then you turn right on the xaxis
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the_lefayBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I'll let RyanL handle this one... He's taking you in the right direction xoxo
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RyanL.Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
From (0,3) to (0,0) how many times did we move?
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xoxoBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
i was in need of help and yet you were asking someone clueless girl if they know how to divide of course i know the basics
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xoxoBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
i think you moved 3 spaces
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RyanL.Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Yes you are correct but since you moved 3 spaces down it's a negative 3 so rise= 3 Write that down.
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RyanL.Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Now from (0,0) to (9,0) how many spaces do you move?
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RyanL.Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Yes and since we are going to the right this time it will be positive so run=9
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xoxoBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
okay and do yuou divide after?
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RyanL.Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
\[\frac{rise}{run}\] Now plug those values into the fraction
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RyanL.Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yes but you can also simplify that
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RyanL.Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
\[\frac{3}{9}=\frac{3}{3*3}\]
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RyanL.Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
A three from the top cancels one from the bottom
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xoxoBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
how do you simplify 1/3! Ryan
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RyanL.Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Now you can't I told you have to simplify 3/9
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RyanL.Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I thought you didnt know hot to do that that's why
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RyanL.Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Sorry I don't know what level of math you are in so sorry
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RyanL.Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I'm not being a jerk. I helped you out and this is how you respond?
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xoxoBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
no no im thankful but you were being really mean
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RyanL.Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Sorry I didn't see that you wrote 1/3 until after I went up to see it.
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RyanL.Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I only saw that you wrote 3/9 my bad
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xoxoBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
see thats why im in high school so there is a differece
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RyanL.Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
It's ok I remember when I had problems in HS and I still do. Math is not easy so be happy that you can do this type of work. For some people it's even harder. Good job!
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