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itsjustme_lol Group Title

Find the slope

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  1. itsjustme_lol Group Title
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    Find the slope of a line passing through the given points.

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  2. jim_thompson5910 Group Title
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    what points? you just posted the slope formula

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  3. itsjustme_lol Group Title
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    (-4,2) and (1,-3) my bad

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  4. jim_thompson5910 Group Title
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    m = (y2-y1)/(x2-x1) m = (-3-2)/(1-(-4)) m = (-3-2)/(1+4) I'll let you finish

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    |dw:1353827635770:dw|

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  6. itsjustme_lol Group Title
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    im confused between your answer(@cinar) and the other answer

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  7. jim_thompson5910 Group Title
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    cinar is just pointing how how x1 is -4, y1 is 2, etc etc

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  8. jim_thompson5910 Group Title
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    and my last step is not the answer

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  9. jim_thompson5910 Group Title
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    you have to keep going

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    ohhhh. ok

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    what's -3-2 = ??? 1+4 = ???

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  12. itsjustme_lol Group Title
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    -3-2=-5? 1+4=5? so m=5,5?

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    you divide the two though and one of those is negative

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    which means your final slope is negative

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  15. itsjustme_lol Group Title
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    why would I divide the 2?

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  16. jim_thompson5910 Group Title
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    because it's rise/run

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  17. jim_thompson5910 Group Title
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    rise is the change in y run is the change in x

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  18. ByteMe Group Title
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    jim did not say to divide by 2.... he said divide the two....

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  19. jim_thompson5910 Group Title
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    i think he meant "divide the two numbers" not by "divide by 2"

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  20. ByteMe Group Title
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    oh.. yur right... :)

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  21. itsjustme_lol Group Title
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    so its m=-1?

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  22. jim_thompson5910 Group Title
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    yep

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  23. itsjustme_lol Group Title
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    thanks

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    np

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