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Determine the slope of y=2x^2-4x+2.

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  1. yummydum
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    its a porabola....can't have a "slope" :)

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  2. yummydum
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    take a look yourself: http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=y%3D2x%5E2-4x%2B2

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  3. JadeEyes
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    You deferentiate the equation : It becomes : Gradient / Slope =4x - 4 Gradient and slope are the same thing.

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  4. precal
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    JadeEyes is assuming you are studying calculus and is correct but if you are not in calculus then yummydum is correct it does have a scale factor of 2 if you are studying transformations

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    it has a slope

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    and that is 2x-4 which is dy/dx

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