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Find the slope between the two given points. (-5, 3) and (-2, 9)?



A. -12/3
B. 18
C. 22
D. -4

This question is part of Algebra I- Pracitce Exam
Asked by Student_steph, Last updated: Jul 01, 2019

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John Adney

John Adney

Answered on May 05, 2017

I agree with Jky4366 in the fact that the slope is truly 2 rather than -4.
PROOF:
(-5 , 3)
- (-2 , 9)
| | -----> -6 /
|-----------> / -3 = 2
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jky

Jky

Answered on Jan 24, 2017

The answer is that the slope is 2. the formula for slope is y2-y1 over x2-x1. when you plug the points in your answer is 6 over 3 which can be simplified to 2
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John Smith

John Smith

Answered on Jan 13, 2017

-4
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