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Spring98

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The figure below shows a line graph and two shaded triangles that are similar: Which statement about the slope of the line is true? A. The slope from point O to point A is one-fourth times the slope of the line from point A to point B. B. The slope from point O to point A is four times the slope of the line from point A to point B. C. It is throughout the line. D. It is –4 throughout the line.

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  1. Spring98
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    @Michele_Laino

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    what do you think?

  3. anonymous
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    does the slope change?

  4. anonymous
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    it's a straight line, so the slope stays the same

  5. anonymous
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    do you want help or not?

  6. Spring98
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    but i don't know how im supposed to find my answer!!

  7. anonymous
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    The line has the same slope throughout so we can rule out options A and B

  8. anonymous
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    find the slope of the line

  9. Spring98
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    A?

  10. anonymous
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    i just said its not A or B

  11. Spring98
    • one year ago
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    ohh!

  12. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Do you know how to find the slope?

  13. Michele_Laino
    • one year ago
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    hint: the slope of the line is constant

  14. anonymous
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    rise/run

  15. Spring98
    • one year ago
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    ohhhh i get it so it would be C right

  16. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    correct

  17. Michele_Laino
    • one year ago
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    yes!

  18. anonymous
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    the slope is -1/4 throughout the line so D would be incorrect

  19. Spring98
    • one year ago
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    thanks for the help peoples

  20. Michele_Laino
    • one year ago
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    :)

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