Algebra 1

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Chapter 5 - Linear Functions - 5-1 Rate of Change and Slope - Lesson Check: 7

Answer

The student's error was in how they wrote the slope. The real slope is $\frac{1}{2}$

Work Step by Step

The student wrote the slope as $\frac{run}{rise}$ instead of $\frac{rise}{run}$. Saying the slope is $2$, implies that you are supposed to rise by two points and run by one, which is not the case here.
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