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What is the slope of the line passing through the points (2, 7) and (–1, 3)?

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AriPotta

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Moyo30

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Lines have the form Y=mx+c
Where m is the gradient
c is the y intercept
the gradient is as per Aripotta (Y2-Y1)/X2-X1
to get the intercept you substitute any of the two points and your gradient

sharon_penn

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so 2/7 then

sharon_penn

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no 3/4 right?

AriPotta

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nop.

sharon_penn

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okay I tried again and got 1/3

AriPotta

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nop.

AriPotta

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what's 7 - 3?

sharon_penn

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4

AriPotta

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and what's 2 - (-1)?

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so 4/3 is it?

AriPotta

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yep.

Moyo30

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(2, 7) ( -1, 3)
x2 y2 x1 y1

sharon_penn

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I wanted to give you both best response but I'm posting another? now

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Thank You

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anytime