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Find the slope of the line satisfying the following conditions.

vertical , through (7,-9)

 

A.The slope is ___

B.The slope is underfined.

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slope = (change in rise) / (given change in run)

 

A vertical line runs 0 ..so

slope = (change in rise) / 0

 

And, anything divided by 0 is undefined

Therefore,

The slope is undefined.

hectictar  May 24, 2017
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Best Answer

slope = (change in rise) / (given change in run)

 

A vertical line runs 0 ..so

slope = (change in rise) / 0

 

And, anything divided by 0 is undefined

Therefore,

The slope is undefined.

hectictar  May 24, 2017

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