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find the slope of the line whose graph is given below. i need step by step help to solve:
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find the slope of the line whose graph is given below. i need step by step help to solve:
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krissywattsBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
dw:1361152981615:dw
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ddiezBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Is this an EXACT drawing of the graph? It has to be exact
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krissywattsBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i think the slope might be 2
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krissywattsBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i'll try to out up a better one
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ddiezBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Ok... So to find the slope, you need to look at the points. Find two points, these points should go through the x and y axis. What you're gonna do to find the slope is rise over run (rise / run) this'll give you a fraction, so for instance in this graph, you'll see the line
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ddiezBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Do you see how the line goes up 1 point and then 2 to the right?
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ddiezBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Alright great, so now you have to look at the line and see where it crosses exactly. In your graph, the line goes down 4 and to the right 2. Do you see how I got those numbers?
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krissywattsBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i had to pick those lines also so im not sure if i picked the right line or not lol
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ddiezBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
That's the slope. So the since it goes down 4, that would be 4 over 2. Simplify and you get 2, so you're right :)
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ddiezBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
And nah, there's no such thing as picking a wrong line :P
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