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

mathslover
 one year 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
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2dw:1364904865380:dw

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

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

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