Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 5 - Linear Functions - Chapter Review - 5-1 Rate of Change and Slope: 8

Answer

$m=3$

Work Step by Step

To find the slope, we use the formula $m=\frac{y_2-y_1}{x_2-x_1}$. We plug in the $x$ and $y$ values shown in the graph: $m=\frac{5-2}{0-(-1)}$ We simplify above and below the fraction bar with subtraction: $m=\frac{3}{1}$ Then, we divide the fraction: $m=3$
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