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    Finding Gradient

    Okay to find the gradient of a given line - am i correct in saying first you need to find out if its a linear equation? y = mx+c ?

    if so than if i have y= 3x+12
    is 3 the gradient?

    also in 2y - 6x = 2 - how do i find the gradient? i know that i need to make y the subject is that correct? if so can some one help me with doing that?
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    Quote Originally Posted by BsMummy View Post
    Okay to find the gradient of a given line - am i correct in saying first you need to find out if its a linear equation? y = mx+c ?

    if so than if i have y= 3x+12
    is 3 the gradient? --- yes

    also in 2y - 6x = 2 - how do i find the gradient? i know that i need to make y the subject is that correct? if so can some one help me with doing that?
    HI

    you are correct .

    2y=6x+2

    y=3x+1

    so the gradient is 3.
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