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kaisan
 3 years ago
how do you graph the slope 5/4 using rise over run?
kaisan
 3 years ago
how do you graph the slope 5/4 using rise over run?

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jim_thompson5910
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0start at any point that is on the line then go up 5 units, then go 4 units to the right to get to the next point

kaisan
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0can you start at the origin?

jim_thompson5910
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0say we have this starting point dw:1359348640310:dw

jim_thompson5910
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0if you go up 5 units you land here dw:1359348680876:dw

jim_thompson5910
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0if you go 4 units to the right, you will land here dw:1359348711180:dw

jim_thompson5910
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1359348750015:dw

jim_thompson5910
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0then you would draw a line through those two points dw:1359348773195:dw

jim_thompson5910
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0now you can move that "starting point" to wherever you want

kaisan
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i still don't understand about who to find the starting point

julianahe
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You need a Y intercept

julianahe
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the question might give you it

julianahe
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1359350257526:dw

julianahe
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0are you sure? well if you dont have you you can start anywhere from the graph...the graph i drew is negative slope tho

bettyboop8904
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1yeah that last graph probably confused them lol ; D

bettyboop8904
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Can you write out the entire question as its seen?

bettyboop8904
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1the one with the negative slope

bettyboop8904
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1ok if you draw the graph the yintercept with be 5/4 or 1 1/4

bettyboop8904
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1359350723423:dw

bettyboop8904
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1then the slope is 5/4 rise over run: so you rise 5 and you run 4

bettyboop8904
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1359350933733:dw

kaisan
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so its best to start with the yintercept?

bettyboop8904
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1yes that's what I always do. I plug the yintercept in first and then you do the slope to find the next point so you can draw the line = )

kaisan
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so if the yint was 5/4 i would go 5 units first then to the right 4 units? but i still don't understand to start when i'm graphing, i tried starting on the origin but my online hw says its wrong

bettyboop8904
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1what do you mean starting on the origin? you should only be putting the yintercept in. In the graph you have x and y values. With the yintercept being 5/4 the point is written as \[(0,\frac{ 5 }{ 4 })\]

bettyboop8904
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1If you were to start at the origin the starting equation would have to read y=(5/4)x+0 or y=(5/4)x

bettyboop8904
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1but if your slope was (5/4) then the equation would read \[y=\frac{ 5 }{ 4 }x +\frac{ 5 }{ 4 }\] then you would fall down 5 and then go to the right 4 or you could rise 5 and then go to the left 4; Just as long as when you do the rise over run you are only using one negative motion (fall down or go left bc those are negative x and yvalues) for only one of the numbers. You can place the negative either on the top or on the bottom but never both. @kaisan

bettyboop8904
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1dw:1359353149250:dw

bettyboop8904
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1this shows both ways on the graph
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