Help me find the slope :)

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  1. gregdrummeraz macrumors 6502

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    #1
    I know, I'm reterededed. :D

    Can you help me:

    Find the slope of the line that contains the given pair of points.

    (-9, -4) and (2, 6)


    is it


    5/4
    11/10
    10/11
    4/5



    Thanks in advance, sorry for my narrow mindedness :)
     
  2. iSaint macrumors 603

    iSaint

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  3. swiftaw macrumors 603

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    #3
    Remember, slope = change in y / change in x

    so in this case 6 - (-4) / 2 - (-9) = 10/11
     
  4. gregdrummeraz thread starter macrumors 6502

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    #4
    That's DEAD serious what I solved into. It's my final and I don't wanna miss squat on it.


    Thanks your two!


    Greg M. :cool: :apple:
     

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