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NY,NY
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M= Rise/ Run
so if the slope is 2, the rise will be 2 and the run will be 1. Is the run positive or negative? I'm going to use this slope of an equation to graph and i want to know which direction the line will go.
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NY,NY Group Title
M= Rise/ Run so if the slope is 2, the rise will be 2 and the run will be 1. Is the run positive or negative? I'm going to use this slope of an equation to graph and i want to know which direction the line will go.
 2 years ago
 2 years ago

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theEric Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Well, just algebraically you can see\[2=\frac{2}{1}=\frac{2}{1}=\frac{2}{1}\]
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theEric Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
So if you have a negative rise (look at the third expression for an example) \[(\frac{2}{1})\] then you have a positive 1 as your run.
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NY,NY Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
oh, so if the rise is a whole number and it is negative, the run will be positive
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theEric Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
As long as you let your rise be negative! :) You can actually work it out both ways, as long as just one of rise or run is negative. Look at 2/1. Then you go down 2, and right 1. Look at 2/1. Then you go up 2, and left 1. It's just because they're opposite! 2 from 2, and 1 from 1, I mean.
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NY,NY Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yeah I get it :)
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NY,NY Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
oh wait, say the slope is 2/3 then is the rise is negative and the run positive?
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theEric Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1349127841419:dw
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NY,NY Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yeah, that's how I graphed mine. Thanks for that :D
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theEric Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1349127864880:dw I started drawing the picture, so I decided to finish. I'm glad you've got it! Thank you!
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NY,NY Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
thank me? thank you! :D you're very helpful.
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theEric Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Haha, I'm glad I could be of service :) Take care! Good luck, too!
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theEric Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
And thank you :)
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