## Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

$m=0.025$ Increase in $25000$ graduates every year.
$(2004, 1.4)$ $(2008, 1.5)$ $m=\frac{1.5-1.4}{2008-2004}$ $m=\frac{0.1}{4}$ $m=0.025$ The slope is $0.025$. $0.025$ million $= 25000$ Increase in $25000$ graduates every year.