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dmezzullo
 3 years ago
An architect needs to determine the slope between two points on a ski lift. The two points have been identified as (10, 35) and (150, 55), where x is the horizontal distance and y is the vertical distance from the bottom of the lift. Assuming the lift runs in a straight line, what is the slope of the line between the two points?
(Write your answer in simplest form, using / for a fraction bar if needed.)
Wouldn't u divide?
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dmezzullo
 3 years ago
An architect needs to determine the slope between two points on a ski lift. The two points have been identified as (10, 35) and (150, 55), where x is the horizontal distance and y is the vertical distance from the bottom of the lift. Assuming the lift runs in a straight line, what is the slope of the line between the two points? (Write your answer in simplest form, using / for a fraction bar if needed.) Wouldn't u divide? @mathslover

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mathslover
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1You can use the formula for calculating slope : \(\cfrac{y_1  y_2}{x_1  x_2}\) where \(x_1, y_1\) and \(x_2 , y_2\) are the points.

ryan123345
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2no. You would just simplify it to the lowest terms.

mathslover
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Here we have two points as : \(10,35 \) and \(150,55\) . So \(x_1 = 10\) and \(y_1 = 35\) and \(x_2 = 150\) and \(y_2 = 55\)

ryan123345
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2dw:1364904865380:dw

mathslover
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1:) @ryan123345 is right!

ryan123345
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2so are you! :) @mathslover and good job @dmezzullo ! :D

mathslover
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1You're welcome @dmezzullo :)
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