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anonymous
 one year ago
Find the slope of the line passing through the points (–1, 3) and (4, –7).
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3/4
4/3
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anonymous
 one year ago
Find the slope of the line passing through the points (–1, 3) and (4, –7). 2 3/4 4/3 2

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0there are a lot of questions like this on the OS look at them

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Sara I wish I could Help But I can't Sorry D:

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Each point is written (x,y). The formula for the slope of a line is \[\frac{y _{2}y _{1}}{x _{2}x _{1}}\] The little two means it's the y or xcoordinate for the 2nd point you pick.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Please tell me if you still don't understand

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Could u explain it a little more

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Take the x and y coordinates (first and second number in the parentheses) and plug them into the formula I gave you.

kc_kennylau
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0First point is (1,3), second point is (4,7). \[\Large\text{slope}=\frac{\text{change in y}}{\text{change in x}}\]

kc_kennylau
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0What is the \(\Large\text{change in y}\)?

kc_kennylau
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0No, that is the \(\Large\text{original y}\)

kc_kennylau
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Okay, when we go from the point (1,3) to (4,7)

kc_kennylau
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The yvalue changed from 3 to 7, right?

kc_kennylau
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Does it make sense to you that \(\Large\text{change in y = new y  original y}\)?

kc_kennylau
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Let's plug those numbers in
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