I have plotted a Linear graph, using P1 and P2. I now need to determin by calculation the "Law of the line".

P1 (-2, -6.2) and P2 ( 3, 4.8)

Can anyone help?

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- Nov 28th 2012, 12:56 PMpeugeotgtidannyLinear Law
I have plotted a Linear graph, using P1 and P2. I now need to determin by calculation the "Law of the line".

P1 (-2, -6.2) and P2 ( 3, 4.8)

Can anyone help? - Nov 28th 2012, 12:58 PMPlatoRe: Linear Law
- Nov 28th 2012, 01:16 PMpeugeotgtidannyRe: Linear Law
I think its:

Gradient = y divided by x - Nov 28th 2012, 01:28 PMPlatoRe: Linear Law
- Nov 29th 2012, 04:34 PMHallsofIvyRe: Linear Law
That is normally referred to as the "slope" of the line.