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# slop

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Find the slope of the line shown.

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Watch this 97 second video on how to find slope: Link

Always remember it is RISE over run

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edited by AnExtremelyLongName  Mar 29, 2020
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Slope is equivalent to rise over run, or the change in y / change in x between two given (distinct) points on the line. Let's look at the x and y intercepts which are 10 and -6 respectively. Over a distance of 10 units, the graph rises by 6, meaning that rise / run = 6/10 = a slope of 3/5

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Find the slope of the line shown.

Hello monkeyree!

The 2-point equation helps here.

$$P_1(10;0)\\ P_2(0;-6)$$

$$\large m=\frac{y_2-y_1}{x_2-x_1}$$

$$\large m=\frac{-6-0}{0-10}$$

$$\large m=\frac{3}{5}$$

The slope of the displayed line is $$\frac{3}{5}$$.

The function of the line shown is  $$y=\frac{3}{5}x-6$$

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Mar 29, 2020
edited by asinus  Mar 29, 2020
edited by asinus  Mar 30, 2020