Intermediate Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13417-894-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-894-3

Chapter 2 - Section 2.4 - Linear Functions and Slope - Concept and Vocabulary Check: 5

Answer

$\dfrac{y_2-y_1}{x_2-x_1}$

Work Step by Step

RECALL: The slope of a line can be found using the formula $m=\dfrac{y_2-y_1}{x_2-x_1}$ where $(x_1, y_1)$ and $(x_2, y_2)$ are points on the line. Thus, the missing expression in the given statement is: $\dfrac{y_2-y_1}{x_2-x_1}$
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