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  • one year ago

What is the slope of the line that passes through the points (1, 7) and (–4, –8)? A. –3 B. -1/3 C. 1/3 D. 3

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  1. uri
    • one year ago
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    use the slope formula

  2. pooja195
    • one year ago
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    \[\huge~\frac{ y2-y2 }{ x2-x1 }\]

  3. pooja195
    • one year ago
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    (x1,y1) (x2,y2)

  4. uri
    • one year ago
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    omg why am i helping?! not supposed to help, byez

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    why not D: @uri

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    and i understand the formula i did it and got -4/6 i just am lossed from there.

  7. Black_ninja123
    • one year ago
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    its actually D

  8. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    how do you figure?

  9. Black_ninja123
    • one year ago
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    \[\frac{ -8-7 }{ -4-1 }\]

  10. uri
    • one year ago
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    i love you and all but i cant bear kids like pooja @Swordsman1305

  11. Black_ninja123
    • one year ago
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    \[\frac{ -15 }{ -5 }=3\]

  12. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    oh.. well pooj left

  13. Black_ninja123
    • one year ago
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    pooja formula was wrong she wrote y2-y2 and its actually y2-y1

  14. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    black i thought i was supposed to do 8-4 and 7-1?

  15. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    yes.. i think so>? pooja right?

  16. Black_ninja123
    • one year ago
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    y2 is -8 and y1 is 7 so -8-7= -15

  17. Black_ninja123
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    x2 is -4 and x1 is 1 -4-1=5

  18. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    well anyway i dont do y2= -8 y1= -4 x2 = 7 x1= 1 and then -8-(-4) 7-1 and get -4/6?

  19. Black_ninja123
    • one year ago
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    -5*

  20. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    so what i did is the wrong way?

  21. Black_ninja123
    • one year ago
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    y1 is 7 not -4

  22. Black_ninja123
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    x1=1 y1=7 x2=-4 y2=-8

  23. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    ugh this is soo confusing i went off what you said here http://openstudy.com/study#/updates/556de732e4b01de5673c84b4 @Black_ninja123

  24. Black_ninja123
    • one year ago
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    Oh i'm so sorry for that i got the numbers mixed up

  25. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    so it was the wrong answer?

  26. Black_ninja123
    • one year ago
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    Use the example i just gave you

  27. Black_ninja123
    • one year ago
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    the answer is right

  28. Black_ninja123
    • one year ago
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    use this calc http://www.mathwarehouse.com/calculators/slope-formula-calculator.php

  29. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    so the first one is right.. you just mixed up the formula set up a bit?

  30. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    ok well just to clarrify this one is D and the last one i asked was the right one that you gave? correct?

  31. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    ok thanks i gave u medal

  32. Black_ninja123
    • one year ago
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    yes sorry I made things confusing

  33. Black_ninja123
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    I a horrible at explaining things

  34. Black_ninja123
    • one year ago
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    am*

  35. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    its ok i tagged u to another question.. perhaps u want another medal? :D

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