Results 1 to 4 of 4

Math Help - Slope of the Line

  1. #1
    Newbie
    Joined
    Dec 2010
    Posts
    12

    Slope of the Line

    Two points on a line are located at (-3,2) and (3,4). What is the slope of the line?
    Follow Math Help Forum on Facebook and Google+

  2. #2
    MHF Contributor
    Prove It's Avatar
    Joined
    Aug 2008
    Posts
    11,513
    Thanks
    1404
    If you know two points on the line \displaystyle (x_1,y_1) and \displaystyle (x_2,y_2) then the slope is

    \displaystyle \frac{y_2-y_1}{x_2-x_1}
    Follow Math Help Forum on Facebook and Google+

  3. #3
    MHF Contributor
    Joined
    Mar 2010
    From
    Florida
    Posts
    3,093
    Thanks
    5
    I gave the equation in a previous post.
    Follow Math Help Forum on Facebook and Google+

  4. #4
    Flow Master
    mr fantastic's Avatar
    Joined
    Dec 2007
    From
    Zeitgeist
    Posts
    16,948
    Thanks
    5
    Quote Originally Posted by dwsmith View Post
    I gave the equation in a previous post.
    Indeed.

    Thread closed.
    Follow Math Help Forum on Facebook and Google+

Similar Math Help Forum Discussions

  1. Slope of a line
    Posted in the Algebra Forum
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: June 3rd 2011, 06:59 PM
  2. Slope of a line
    Posted in the Geometry Forum
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: December 12th 2010, 10:08 PM
  3. A Line With a Slope
    Posted in the Geometry Forum
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: December 12th 2010, 10:06 PM
  4. Secant Line Slope and Tangent Line Slope
    Posted in the Calculus Forum
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: August 26th 2009, 05:40 PM
  5. slope and line
    Posted in the Pre-Calculus Forum
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: October 7th 2008, 05:08 PM

Search Tags


/mathhelpforum @mathhelpforum