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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

thank you

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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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yes, that's what i meant. i meant to pick two points, not just one.

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ysub2-ysub1
------------= slope
xsub2-xsub1

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

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