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What is the slope of the line that passes through the given points?
(2, 12) and (6, 11)
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What is the slope of the line that passes through the given points? (2, 12) and (6, 11)
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HeroBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
1. Write the equation of the line: y = mx + b 2. Insert the points unto the line: 12 = 2m + b 11 = 6m + b 3. Isolate b in each: b = 12  2m b = 11  6m 4. Set b = b 12  2m = 11  6m 5. Solve for m: 6m  2m = 11  12 4m = 1 m = 1/4 The slope of the line passing through both points is 1/4
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RD⁴²Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Or you can use slope formula: \(\large m = \dfrac{y_2  y_1}{x_2  x_1}\)
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HeroBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
You could, but, that would require memorizing another formula. I'm showing here that you only need to know y = mx + b to figure out what the slope is.
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RD⁴²Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Memorizing formulas make math much easier. Just saying.
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HeroBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Let's say, hypothetically, you are taking an exam, and suddenly forget the slope formula. Well, if you forget the slope formula, but still remember the equation of the line, you can still get the correct answer. Just saying.
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HeroBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I could type up the solution faster than you could write up your slope formula.
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RD⁴²Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Good for you. Let's not argue and let OP decides what to do.
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HeroBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I'm pretty sure she already decided.
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ihavemathquestionsBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
thanks @Hero you are my hero hehe i love you
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