## anonymous one year ago What is the rate of change for the linear relationship modeled in the table? x y -1 10 1 9 3 8 5 7

1. anonymous

@SamBrowne10

2. anonymous

I'm here

3. anonymous

Do you know how to do this @SamBrowne10

4. Michele_Laino

for example, going from x=3 to x=5, the change in y is 7-8=-1, so the rate of change is: $\Large r = \frac{{7 - 8}}{{5 - 3}} = ...$

5. anonymous

Thank you

6. anonymous

Every time x goes up 2 Y would go down 1 so....oh someone else already answered

7. anonymous

so the answer is -1/2?

8. anonymous

Just so you know i'm not still in school my teacher just hasn't submitted my final grade so i'm resubmitting assignments to get a better grade.

9. anonymous

Thank you for your help though!