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The graph shows the amount of money Miguel earns after working x hours. What is the ratio of the change in y-values to the change in x-values for this function? 1:13 2:5 5:2 13:1

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  1. anonymous
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    @jim_thompson5910

  3. jim_thompson5910
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    what is the change in y coordinates?

  4. anonymous
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    How do I identify it?

  5. jim_thompson5910
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    what are the two points on the line

  6. anonymous
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    (2,26) (5,65) ... sorry i think I'm making things harder than they are

  7. jim_thompson5910
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    it's ok

  8. jim_thompson5910
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    the y coordinates are 26 and 65 what is the result if you subtract the two y values

  9. anonymous
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    -39

  10. jim_thompson5910
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    now do the same for the x values (in the same order)

  11. jim_thompson5910
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    you did 26 - 65 = -39 so do the same for the x values 2 - 5 = ???

  12. anonymous
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    -3

  13. jim_thompson5910
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    so we have -39: -3 what do you get if you reduced that ratio above?

  14. anonymous
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    13:1?

  15. jim_thompson5910
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    good, you divide both parts by -3

  16. anonymous
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    Thank you so much!

  17. jim_thompson5910
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    you're welcome

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