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anonymous
 4 years ago
What is the slope of a line that passes through the point (−2, 3) and is parallel to a line that passes through (3, 7) and (−2, −8)?
anonymous
 4 years ago
What is the slope of a line that passes through the point (−2, 3) and is parallel to a line that passes through (3, 7) and (−2, −8)?

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3psilon
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Use the slope formula with the two last points \[\frac{ y_{2 }  y_{1}}{ x_{2}x_{1} }\]

3psilon
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1That will give you the Slope for the last two points

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Okay let me work it out tell me if its correct..

3psilon
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1So the slope would be \[\frac{ 87 }{ 23} = 15/5 == \]

3psilon
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1And we know that parallel lines have the same slope

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I did it and got 3! thank you!

3psilon
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Did you plug in the slope in y = mx + b form? and plug the first coordinates into that and solve for b?
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