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PAGE: 76SET: ExercisesPROBLEM: 38
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Slope of the line = rise/run= (y2-y1)/(x2-x1) 

The slope formula is .

              (Replace  and  with  and )

                     (Product of two same signs is positive)

                     (Add: )

Find the least common denominator (LCD).

Multiples of 2: 2,4,6,8......

Multiples of 4: 4,8,12......

The least common multiple of 2 and 4 is 4.

Rewrite each fraction with a common denominator of 4.


                                 (Subtract: )

                               (Reciprocal of  is 4)

The slope of .


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