Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 5 - Linear Functions - 5-1 Rate of Change and Slope - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 300: 55

Answer

Different lines because the rate of S and T and the rate of T and x are not the same.

Work Step by Step

1. (-3,4) (0,2) (-3,0) Find the ratio of all three points using $m=\ \frac{b_{1}-b_{2}}{b_{1}-b_{2}}\ $ 2. $\frac{4-2}{-3-0}=\frac{2}{-3}$ 3. $\frac{2-0}{-3-0}=\frac{2}{3}$ $\frac{2}{-3}\ne\frac{2}{3}$
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