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destiny35
 3 years ago
Find the slope of the line that passes through (4, 1) and (7, –2).
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–1/3
1/3
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destiny35
 3 years ago
Find the slope of the line that passes through (4, 1) and (7, –2). –1 –1/3 1/3 1

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Faris_Waleed
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0To calculate the slope you must find the difference in y divided by difference in x. Use this rule: \[\frac{ y2y1 }{ x2x1 }\]

Faris_Waleed
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0(4,1) and (7,2) (x1,y1) and (x2,y2)

destiny35
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I know the rule,I just don't understand how to solve it.

Faris_Waleed
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ok So I wrote the first point is (4,1) so it will be (x1,y1) The second point is (7,2) so it will be in terms of ( x2,y2)

Faris_Waleed
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The rule is: y2y1/x2x1 SO: 21/74 It will be 1
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