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(-1, -2) and (k, k + 1) 

slope = 1/3

what is the value of k?

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Point A: (-1, -2)

Point B: (k, k + 1) 

Slope = 1/3

Slope = yA - yB

              over

              xA - xB

Put it into the formula

-2 - (k + 1)                 1

_________         =    __

 

-1 - (k)                        3

 

 

-2 - (-4 + 1) = 1

-1 -(-4) = 3

 

Therefore, k = -4 

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Best Answer

Point A: (-1, -2)

Point B: (k, k + 1) 

Slope = 1/3

Slope = yA - yB

              over

              xA - xB

Put it into the formula

-2 - (k + 1)                 1

_________         =    __

 

-1 - (k)                        3

 

 

-2 - (-4 + 1) = 1

-1 -(-4) = 3

 

Therefore, k = -4 

Guest Oct 31, 2017

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