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tonipoo610
 3 years ago
how do you identify a slope on a coordinate graph?
tonipoo610
 3 years ago
how do you identify a slope on a coordinate graph?

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blurbendy
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1You take two points on the line made by the slope. Then calculate the slope by taking (Y2  Y1) / (X2  X1) The slope is the ratio between the difference in the two y points and the difference in the two x points.

tonipoo610
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so on my homework it says rise: 5 and run:5

tonipoo610
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i dont understand what that means i am only in 7th grade lol

blurbendy
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1You know when you look at the coordinate graph you have numbers on the xaxis and numbers on the yaxis?

blurbendy
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Okay, on the xaxis, move over 5 "spaces", then go up 10 "spaces"

tonipoo610
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but why ten because the rise is5 and the run is 5

blurbendy
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Yes, but we need to different points in order to calculate the slope of a line.

blurbendy
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1So now we have (5, 10) and (5,5) okay?

blurbendy
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Y2  Y1 / X2  X1 just means this: Take the SECOND ypoint from (5, 10) and (5, 5) which is 5 and subtract it from the FIRST ypoint from (5, 10) and (5, 5) which is 10

blurbendy
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so we end up with 5  10 = 15 Do you follow so far?

tonipoo610
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i do but i don't understand how you got 5 and 10 from

blurbendy
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1It's just a point I made up so that we can take the slope of a LINE (you need two points in order to do this). I'll come back to your question in a second (it will make sense trust me :) )

tonipoo610
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yeah i get this but on my homework i just don't know where to get the other pairs cuz it doesn't tell

blurbendy
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1So it just says rise = 5, and run = 5?

blurbendy
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1They got those numbers from doing what we're doing Y2  Y1 / X2  X1. It looks like that is already solved for you!

blurbendy
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1So that means we have 5 / 5

blurbendy
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1and the slope is the ratio of RISE / RUN

blurbendy
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1So the slope = 1 !!! Understand?
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