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 2 years ago
What is the slope of the line that passes through the given points?
(2, 12) and (6, 11)
 2 years ago
What is the slope of the line that passes through the given points? (2, 12) and (6, 11)

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Hero
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.11. 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

RD⁴²
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Or you can use slope formula: \(\large m = \dfrac{y_2  y_1}{x_2  x_1}\)

Hero
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1You 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.

RD⁴²
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Memorizing formulas make math much easier. Just saying.

Hero
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Let'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.

Hero
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I could type up the solution faster than you could write up your slope formula.

RD⁴²
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Good for you. Let's not argue and let OP decides what to do.

Hero
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I'm pretty sure she already decided.

ihavemathquestions
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1thanks @Hero you are my hero hehe i love you
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