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krissywatts
 2 years ago
find the slope of the line whose graph is given below. i need step by step help to solve:
krissywatts
 2 years ago
find the slope of the line whose graph is given below. i need step by step help to solve:

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krissywatts
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1361152981615:dw

ddiez
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Is this an EXACT drawing of the graph? It has to be exact

krissywatts
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i think the slope might be 2

krissywatts
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i'll try to out up a better one

ddiez
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Ok... 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

ddiez
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Do you see how the line goes up 1 point and then 2 to the right?

ddiez
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Alright 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?

krissywatts
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i had to pick those lines also so im not sure if i picked the right line or not lol

ddiez
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1That'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 :)

ddiez
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1And nah, there's no such thing as picking a wrong line :P
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