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Slope (gradient) of a line

PostPosted: Wed Jan 29, 2014 7:32 am
by nicole
IB Math Studies, Coordinate geometry, Slope of a line

How can we find the gradient (slope) of a line passes through the points and ?

Thanks

Re: Slope (gradient) of a line

PostPosted: Wed Jan 29, 2014 7:33 am
by miranda
IB Math Studies, Coordinate geometry, Gradient (Slope) of a line

The gradient (slope) of a line passes through two points and is given by the following formula:




Applying the above formula in our case we have that



Hope these help! :) :) :)

Re: Slope (gradient) of a line

PostPosted: Wed Jan 29, 2014 7:33 am
by nicole
Thank you miranda!