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In 2 sentences, explain which line has the steepest slope by analyzing the equations of the lines below: line a y=2x4 Line b y= 1/3x+2
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ineedyouubiebs Group Title
In 2 sentences, explain which line has the steepest slope by analyzing the equations of the lines below: line a y=2x4 Line b y= 1/3x+2
 11 months ago
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znimon Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Line a goes right 2 and up 1 Line b goes right 1 and up 3 Which is steeper?
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AnImEfReaK Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
A steeper slope has a higher gradient value.
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ineedyouubiebs Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Okay so technically steep means like sorta increasing, correct?
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ineedyouubiebs Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Then what does it mean?
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znimon Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
a slope is steeper the farther it is from horizontal aka closer to vertical
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ineedyouubiebs Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Ahh okay thank you( : so do I figure this out by drawing both equations on a graph?
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znimon Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Ya you can see it visually that way
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ineedyouubiebs Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Okay give me a sec
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ineedyouubiebs Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I think it's line a, is it correct?
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ineedyouubiebs Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
@znimon ?
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znimon Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
no it is line b because b is further from horizontal
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ineedyouubiebs Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
What do you mean by further from horizontal?
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znimon Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Ya you can see it visually that way
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znimon Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
a slope is steeper the farther it is from horizontal aka closer to vertical
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znimon Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Line a goes up 2 right 1 Line b goes up 1 right 3 Excuse me I am sorry somehow I wrote the slope down inverted you are correct line a has a steeper slope
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znimon Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Silly mistake excuse me. No wounder you were confused.
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ineedyouubiebs Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Omg yay yay!!! Do you have any ideas on how to explain everything we just did in 2 sentences?
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znimon Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Line "a"'s change in y is greater than change in x and y differs from x by 1. While line "b"'s change is y is less than the change in x and y differs from x by 2.
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znimon Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
And I hope that makes sense because the less you go up and farther you go over the closer that line is to horizontal.
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znimon Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
and therefor less steep. And the same kind of argument the more you go up and less you go over the closer you get to vertical which is as steep as is possible. I hope that makes sense
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ineedyouubiebs Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
It makes somewhat sence I guess
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znimon Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Remember vertical is the most steep so the closer you get to that the more steep a line is. Horizontal is the least steep o the closer you get to that the less steep the line
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ineedyouubiebs Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Thank you so much!!(:
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