1. ## Find Slope

Find x so that the slope from the point (-1,5) to the point (x, 9) is 1/2.

2. Originally Posted by Mccoy31
Find x so that the slope from the point (-1,5) to the point (x, 9) is 1/2.
the equation for slope is y2-y1/x2-x1

9-5/7-(-1)
4/8
=1/2

therefore, x=7

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4. Originally Posted by Mccoy31
Thank you so much, you have helped me out a lot tonight!
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