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Finding slope between two points

Postby iceking on Tue Oct 13, 2009 2:58 pm

Does anyone know how to find the slope between two points without graph paper, such as: (0,-1) and the point (3,5). In one part of my book it says subtract the ordinates from each other and the abiscas from each other (i.e. : -1-5=-6 and 0-3=-3, subtracting the second point, from the first point.) But then it says subtract the first point from the second point. Which is the right way? :confused: :confused:
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Postby stapel_eliz on Tue Oct 13, 2009 6:26 pm

To learn how to find the slope from two points, try the formula explained and illustrated here. :wink:
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