Elementary Algebra

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285194055
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-405-9

Chapter 8 - Coordinate Geometry and Linear Systems - 8.3 - Slope of a Line - Concept Quiz 8.3: 2

Answer

False

Work Step by Step

The definition given mixed up the words "horizontal" and "vertical." The slope of a line is not the ratio of the horizontal change to the vertical change moving from one point to another on a line, but rather it is the ratio of the vertical change to the horizontal change moving from one point to another on a line
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