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thamesandrea | Student | eNoter

Posted November 15, 2012 at 1:34 AM via web

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Find slope of the line with points (4,-6),(6,-4)

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durbanville | High School Teacher | (Level 1) Educator Emeritus

Posted November 15, 2012 at 4:42 AM (Answer #1)

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The co-ordinates are: (4,-6),(6,-4)

`therefore` would become `(-4 - (-6))/ (6-4)` 

Care as the x coordinate is 4 and not -4.

`therefore m= 2/2`

`therefore` m=1 and m is the slope

`therefore` the slope is 1

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