Trigonometry 7th Edition

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1111826854
ISBN 13: 978-1-11182-685-7

Chapter 1 - Section 1.4 - Introduction to Identities - 1.4 Problem Set: 59

Answer

$m$ (slope) = $3$

Work Step by Step

The slope can be calculated with the formula $m = (y_2 - y_1)/(x_2 - x_1)$. Our points are $(0,0)$ and $(1,3)$, $p_1$ and $p_2$ respectively. Subbing in our given values leaves $m = (3 - 0)/(1 -0)$, which gives us $m = 3$.
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