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What is the slope of (-2,-9), (1,-3)

 Dec 10, 2014

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If you mean the gradient of linear graph, it's easy peasy.

Gradient is always change in y value / change in x value

It forms right angled triangle.

gradient = $$\frac{y_0-y_1}{x_0-x_1}$$

 

-3-(-9)/1-(-2)

=-3+9/1+2

=6/3

=2

Gradient of your slope is 2.

 Dec 10, 2014
 #1
avatar+270 
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Best Answer

If you mean the gradient of linear graph, it's easy peasy.

Gradient is always change in y value / change in x value

It forms right angled triangle.

gradient = $$\frac{y_0-y_1}{x_0-x_1}$$

 

-3-(-9)/1-(-2)

=-3+9/1+2

=6/3

=2

Gradient of your slope is 2.

flflvm97 Dec 10, 2014
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Nice illustration, flflvm97   !!!

 

 

 Dec 10, 2014
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Thanks, Phill.

I'm just doing what I should do.

I want to participate to this forum as much as I can.

(My english is not good though :()

TY

 Dec 10, 2014
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Don't worry......I'm still working on that myself......

 

 Dec 10, 2014
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You are very welcome here flflvm97.    

You have made a fantastic impression already.  We a very pleased that you have joined us.

Thanks.   

 Dec 11, 2014

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