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Find the slope of the line that goes through the points (-6, 3) and (2, 3).

asked by Rachel
  1. ∆y/∆x = (3-3)/(2+6) = 0/8 = 0

    Note that both points have the same y-coordinate, so the line is horizontal.

    Sometimes it pays to do a sanity check before diving into calculations,

    posted by Steve

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