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mathteacher1729 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
What is the slope of the line?
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mathteacher1729 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Not quite.. I'm not sure how you are getting those numbers.
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hali12 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
idk how to do this math :/
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ZakaullahUET Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
dw:1350139808849:dw y=mx+b is the slope intercept form put values in it
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mathteacher1729 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Slopeintercept is basically a very short way of describing ANY straight line. It can be super useful in figuring out, say, how much money you make if you get paid an hourly wage.
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mathteacher1729 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
The slope is "rise over run" or the ratio (fraction) of how far up or down the line goes for every bit it moves left or right.
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mathteacher1729 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
In this case, for every "rise" of negative 3 (going down three) the line goes one to the right.
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mathteacher1729 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
So slope = 3/1. Slope = 3 (because any number divided by 1 is itself).
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hali12 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
well 3 / 1
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mathteacher1729 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Yup, that's the slope.
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hali12 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
thanks.. (:
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mathteacher1729 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Now the INTERCEPT just means "what value of y does this line cross the yaxis" the intercept is literally JUST A NUMBER. :)
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mathteacher1729 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
So look at your picture. What value of y does the line cross (or touch, or intercept, they all mean the same thing) the yaxis?
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mathteacher1729 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Yup! :D
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mathteacher1729 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
The slope intercept form of a line is y = mx + b where m is the slope (3) and b is the intercept (4). Literally rewrite that but instead of m write 3 and instead of b write +4 and you're done. :)
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hali12 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so, 4=3x +4?
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hali12 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
or y=3x+4?
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mathteacher1729 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
The second one.===> y=3x+4 The crazy thing is... that describes the ENTIRE line. All the points on the line obey that equation. Question  what is the value of Y on the line when X = 2? (look at your picture)
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