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anonymous

  • one year ago

HELP PLEASE!!!! If the slope of line P is 1/3 and the length of line segment BC is 4, how long is line segment AB?

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  1. anonymous
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  2. nincompoop
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    you can use slope formula

  3. anonymous
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    what do i do?

  4. nincompoop
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    remember that slope is the ratio of change in y and change in x

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    so what do i do next?

  6. nincompoop
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    \(\large slope = m =\frac{1}{3} = \frac{\Delta y}{\Delta x} \rightarrow \frac{1}{3}=\frac{\Delta y}{4} \)|dw:1439413168034:dw|

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  8. nincompoop
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    easy right? it's all about knowing the definition and have a full understanding of it.

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  11. nincompoop
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    their magnitudes are the same

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