Algebra 1

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Chapter 5 - Linear Functions - 5-1 Rate of Change and Slope - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 298: 58

Answer

m=$\frac{2d-b}{c-2a}$

Work Step by Step

To find the slope of a line, we use the equation m=$\frac{y_{2}-y_{1}}{x_{2}-x_{1}}$. It's given that $x_{1}$=2a $x_{2}$=c $y_{1}$=b $y_{2}$=2d, so all we need to do is plug the givens into the slope equation. m=$\frac{2d-b}{c-2a}$

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