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    Slope through two points

    How do you find slope through two points?

    Heres a problem: (2,-4) (6, -2)

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    Quote Originally Posted by zachcumer View Post
    How do you find slope through two points?

    Heres a problem: (2,-4) (6, -2)

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    The slope, m, between two points (x_1,y_1) \mbox{ and } (x_2,y_2) is given by:

    m = \frac {\mbox{Rise}}{\mbox{Run}} = \frac {y_2 - y_1}{x_2 - x_1}
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    thanks

    thanks man!
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    Are you spending time thinking about the answers you're getting today?

    Reread what Colby said: Your Earlier Thread
    Last edited by Henderson; January 16th 2008 at 02:40 PM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Henderson View Post
    Are you spending time thinking about the answers you're getting today?

    Reread what Colby said: Your Earlier Thread
    your link is broken (you have "http://" twice). here is the thread
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jhevon View Post
    your link is broken (you have "http://" twice).
    That's what I get for copying.
    Fixed it.
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