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sonja_lee2
 3 years ago
Find the slope of the line passing through the given points. Then tell whether the line falls, rises, is horizontal, or is vertical. (14,3),(4,11)
sonja_lee2
 3 years ago
Find the slope of the line passing through the given points. Then tell whether the line falls, rises, is horizontal, or is vertical. (14,3),(4,11)

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Hero
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Are you familiar with y = mx + b?

sonja_lee2
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i know how to find the slope i just dont know how to find out whether if it falls, rises that stuff

Hero
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Okay, good, now, I'm going to simply plug each point into that formula: 3 = 14m + b 11 = 4m + b Are you with me so far?

Hero
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Okay, m is the slope, so I'm going to isolate b in both equations: b = 3  14m b = 11  4m Do you see how I got that?

Hero
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1It takes a little practice to understand it, but now I'm going to set b = b to get: 3  14m = 11  4m

Hero
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Now all I have to do is solve for m: 3  11 = 14m  4m 14 = 10m 14/10 = m  7/5 = m

sonja_lee2
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok i was wait thats not right

Hero
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1You entered the answer as soon as I posted it, lol

Hero
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1You shouldn't enter the answer so fast :P I guess I can take my own advice in that regard.

Hero
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Sometimes, I make typos, so you should wait at least one minute after someone posts their answer.

Hero
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1My fingers are not as bright as my brain

Hero
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Sometimes, my fingers hit keys they shouldn't.

Hero
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1By the way, If the slope is NEGATIVE, it FALLS If the slope is POSITIVE, it RISES

Hero
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1If something falls, it's always going down, right? If a plane rises from the ground, it is always going up, right?

Hero
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Yeah just think about a plane either taking a nose dive or lift off
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