anonymous
  • anonymous
What is the slope of the line passing through the points (1, –5) and (4, 1)?
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TheSmartOne
  • TheSmartOne
what is the slope formula
GabeBae
  • GabeBae
\[\frac{ y2-y1 }{ x2-x1 }\] If he didn't know..
TheSmartOne
  • TheSmartOne
\(\Large \sf \frac{y_2-y_1}{x_2-x_1}\) where the two points are \(\sf \Large (x_1,y_1)~and~(x_2,y_2)\)

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AlexandervonHumboldt2
  • AlexandervonHumboldt2
the slope formula is \[\frac{ y_1-y_2 }{ x_1-x_2 }~~or~~\frac{ y_2-y_1 }{ x_2-x_1 }\]
AlexandervonHumboldt2
  • AlexandervonHumboldt2
substitute your points: \[\frac{ -5-1 }{ 1-4 }=\frac{ -6 }{ -3 }=\frac{ 6 }{ 3 }=???\]
anonymous
  • anonymous
I'm not sure what you mean by that. Do you mean I should be simplifying that?
AlexandervonHumboldt2
  • AlexandervonHumboldt2
yes, simplify the 6/3 fraction
anonymous
  • anonymous
Thanks
TheSmartOne
  • TheSmartOne
so... what did you get??

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