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minthia

  • one year ago

what is the slope of the line that passes through the given points 6,-1 and -3, -1

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  1. theopenstudyowl
    • one year ago
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    m=y2-y1/x2-x1=?

  2. minthia
    • one year ago
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    0?

  3. theopenstudyowl
    • one year ago
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    I want for you to fill in the following values, one sec...

  4. theopenstudyowl
    • one year ago
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    y2 = ? y1 = ? x2 = ? x1 = ?

  5. theopenstudyowl
    • one year ago
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    your choices are the points provided in the question.... plz notice that there are four missing values and four listed points, seem ironic?

  6. minthia
    • one year ago
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    im so confused give me a second to try to figure this out im horrible at this

  7. minthia
    • one year ago
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    Im going with -2/3

  8. theopenstudyowl
    • one year ago
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    its ok, take your time, thats what Im here for and one sec, let me check....

  9. theopenstudyowl
    • one year ago
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    Are you sure that these numbers are the right ones?

  10. minthia
    • one year ago
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    yes

  11. theopenstudyowl
    • one year ago
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    \[(6,-1),(-3,-1); y2=-1,y1=-1,x2=-3,x1=6....\]

  12. theopenstudyowl
    • one year ago
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    Does that make sense?

  13. minthia
    • one year ago
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    no but i trust ur leading me in the right direction

  14. theopenstudyowl
    • one year ago
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    This needs to make sense before we move on... let me try to explain....

  15. theopenstudyowl
    • one year ago
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    Out of the points, which number is the second y?

  16. minthia
    • one year ago
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    -3?

  17. theopenstudyowl
    • one year ago
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    Close, that is the second x, try again, the intervals are always in the form of (x,y)....

  18. theopenstudyowl
    • one year ago
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    Sorry for the late reply too.

  19. minthia
    • one year ago
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    -1

  20. theopenstudyowl
    • one year ago
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    yup, so it works the same for all of the others...

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