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    Find Slope

    Find x so that the slope from the point (-1,5) to the point (x, 9) is 1/2.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mccoy31 View Post
    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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    Quote Originally Posted by Mccoy31 View Post
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