Posted by **Jason** on Wednesday, October 3, 2007 at 8:21pm.

How do you figure out the slope without drawing the graph? I kinda forgot. I have a chart with data, and I need to know the slope

please help

thank you

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**Jason**, Wednesday, October 3, 2007 at 8:45pm
help please?!

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**Jason**, Wednesday, October 3, 2007 at 8:45pm
help!

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**bobpursley**, Wednesday, October 3, 2007 at 8:54pm
slope is the change in y divided by the change in x

Pick two data points

(x1,y1) (x2, y2)

slope= (y2-y1)/(x2-x1)

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**namrot**, Wednesday, October 3, 2007 at 8:54pm
ysub2-ysub1

------------= slope

xsub2-xsub1

the points are (x,y), obviously. just fill it in.

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