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Find the slope of the line that passes through (10, 2) and (8, 7).

Simplify your answer and write it as a proper fraction, improper fraction, or integer.
 

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 Feb 5, 2018
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Slope = rise/run = (y1-y2) / (x1-x2)  = (2-7) / (10-8) = (-5)/2 = -5/2

 Feb 5, 2018
 #3
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Slope  

 

Subtract the y coordinates in some order

 

7 - 2   =   5         (1)

 

Subtract the x coordinates in the same order

 

8 - 10   =   -2         (2)

 

 

Put    (1)  over (2)

 

5 / - 2    =

 

-5 / 2

 

 

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 Feb 5, 2018

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