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# slope

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what is the slope of a line segment with (0.5, 3) and (1, 5)

Apr 13, 2016

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Use the formula,

$$m=\frac{{y}_{2}-{y}_{1}}{{x}_{2}-{x}_{1}}=\frac{5-3}{1-0.5}=\frac{2}{0.5}=4$$

The slope of the line segment is 4.

Apr 13, 2016