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Find the slope



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

jim_thompson5910
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what points? you just posted the slope formula

itsjustme_lol
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(4,2) and (1,3) my bad

jim_thompson5910
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m = (y2y1)/(x2x1)
m = (32)/(1(4))
m = (32)/(1+4)
I'll let you finish

cinar
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dw:1353827635770:dw

itsjustme_lol
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im confused between your answer(@cinar) and the other answer

jim_thompson5910
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cinar is just pointing how how x1 is 4, y1 is 2, etc etc

jim_thompson5910
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and my last step is not the answer

jim_thompson5910
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you have to keep going

itsjustme_lol
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ohhhh. ok

ByteMe
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what's
32 = ???
1+4 = ???

itsjustme_lol
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32=5?
1+4=5?
so m=5,5?

jim_thompson5910
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you divide the two though and one of those is negative

jim_thompson5910
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which means your final slope is negative

itsjustme_lol
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why would I divide the 2?

jim_thompson5910
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because it's rise/run

jim_thompson5910
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rise is the change in y
run is the change in x

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

jim_thompson5910
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i think he meant "divide the two numbers" not by "divide by 2"

ByteMe
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oh.. yur right... :)

itsjustme_lol
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so its m=1?


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thanks
