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What is the slope of the line x = -5?

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  1. CrazyTurtle483 Group Title
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    I probably should know how to do this but don't remember

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  2. SanjanaP Group Title
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    Is that all the information that was given?

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  3. CrazyTurtle483 Group Title
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    Yep

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  4. SanjanaP Group Title
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    Then it is 0...do you want to know why?

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  5. CrazyTurtle483 Group Title
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    Sure

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  6. CrazyTurtle483 Group Title
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    wait, page didn't load all the way

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  7. CrazyTurtle483 Group Title
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    there are answer choices ._.

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  8. SanjanaP Group Title
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    Okay...if you graph this line...you will get a straight line right?

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  9. CrazyTurtle483 Group Title
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    Undefined 0 -5 5

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  10. CrazyTurtle483 Group Title
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    yes

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  11. SanjanaP Group Title
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    So, if the line is going straight, and not having any bend, it will be 0

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  12. SanjanaP Group Title
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    get it?

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  13. CrazyTurtle483 Group Title
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    makes sense

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  14. SanjanaP Group Title
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    Good.

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  15. myininaya Group Title
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    actually if you have x=constant, then the slope is undefined if you have y=constant, then the slope is 0

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  16. SolomonZelman Group Title
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    The slope can be either indeterminate or undefined, it depends xD

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  17. myininaya Group Title
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    slope is rise/run so if a graph has only rise and no run then the slope is undefined because the bottom of that fraction would be 0

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  18. SolomonZelman Group Title
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    yup

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  19. myininaya Group Title
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    @SanjanaP no...

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  20. CrazyTurtle483 Group Title
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    |dw:1407792192143:dw|

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  21. SanjanaP Group Title
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    I know it is rise/run sister.

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  22. SanjanaP Group Title
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    I'm in Calculus.

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  23. myininaya Group Title
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    If the line is vertical (which means you will have x=constant), then the slope will be undefined if the line is horizontal (which means you will have y=constant), then the slope will be zero.

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    It is just an easier and quicker way to think about it.

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  25. CrazyTurtle483 Group Title
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    isnt the line vertical so it would be undefined?

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  26. myininaya Group Title
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    right and not zero

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  27. SanjanaP Group Title
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    yeah..but is it an answer choice? @CrazyTurtle483

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  28. CrazyTurtle483 Group Title
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    yea i posted them up farther

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  29. myininaya Group Title
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    Doesn't matter if it is an answer choice or not, it is the answer

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  30. SanjanaP Group Title
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    So....its undefined.

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  31. myininaya Group Title
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    No guessing involved just using the definition of slope

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  32. SanjanaP Group Title
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    I didn't see the undefined part. Sorry XD

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  33. CrazyTurtle483 Group Title
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    ok so thank you ;p

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