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rannsan
 3 years ago
Find the slope, if possible, of the line passing through each pair of points.
(2,1) and (6, 3)
rannsan
 3 years ago
Find the slope, if possible, of the line passing through each pair of points. (2,1) and (6, 3)

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rannsan
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1It passes through but I do not understand, can someone explain?

Hero
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1There are a few ways of finding the slope: 1. Directly (using slope formula) 2. Graphically (using rise/run) 3. Algebraically (using y = mx + b)

rannsan
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1algebraically please if you don't mind

Hero
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1If you want to find it algebraically, you have to insert each point, one at a time, into the equation y = mx + b. Doing that, you'll get 1 = 2m + b 3 = 6m + b

rannsan
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Oops I am sorry I have to use the slope formula.

Hero
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Okay, then use this slope formula: \[m = \frac{y_2  y_1}{x_2  x_1}\]

rannsan
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1slope = (y2  y1)/(x2  x1)?

rannsan
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1slope = (3  (1))/(6  2) slope = (3 + 1)/4 slope = 4/4 slope = 1

Hero
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Good job. Now, here's a challenge. See if you can figure it out the algebraic way

rannsan
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1good golly I want to learn to like algebra

rannsan
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I will try but I have more homework to do.
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