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ineedhelp10
 one year ago
for a line with the points (3,3) and (4,k) what are the values of k that would make the slope undefined
ineedhelp10
 one year ago
for a line with the points (3,3) and (4,k) what are the values of k that would make the slope undefined

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Do you know what makes a slope undefined?

ineedhelp10
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yeah its when the slope ends up being error

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0It's when the denominator is equal to 0. That is, there is no change in x. A vertical line

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0do you know the equation for the slope of a line given two points?

ineedhelp10
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yeah its y2y1/x2x1

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok so plug in the numbers you have into that equation

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0There is a change in x of 1 unit

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so there is no y value that can make it undefined

ineedhelp10
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay but what do i set it equal to?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0(k3)/(43) = (k3)/1

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0No k value makes the slope undefined

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Do you see what I mean?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the slope is undefined if x2x1 = 0, correct?

ineedhelp10
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0wait would it be all real numbers?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0for the slope to be undefined, x2x1 must equal 0, right?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0(y2y1)/(x2x1) (x2x1) is the denominator. If (x2x1) = 0, then the slope is undefined.

ineedhelp10
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay so then what?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well x2=4 and x1=3 so (x2x1) = 1 No y value will change that. So the slope cannot be undefined

ineedhelp10
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay so then what would that make the value of k?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Are you sure you typed the problem right? It would make more sense if it asked about (3,3) and (k.4)

ineedhelp10
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yeah i typed it right

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0changing k won't change the value of the denominator. So there is no value of k that would make the slope undefined.

ineedhelp10
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay you're so sure

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0it's either a trick question or your teacher made a mistake

ineedhelp10
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0and for the slope to be 0 would it have to be 3

ineedhelp10
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay thank you so much!!

ineedhelp10
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0wait for the undefined would it be all real numbers?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0That would mean that the slope is always undefined It is never undefined

ineedhelp10
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so then what can i say as my final answer?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I would say that no value of k makes the slope undefined

ineedhelp10
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay thehn thank you again!!

ineedhelp10
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0wait what can i say for my explanation lol my bad

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0There is no value of k that makes the slope undefined.
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