Calculate the slope of
, then write an equation for the line.
Draw a slope triangle.
(the distance from to ).
Use your slope triangle to calculate
Are there any similarities to the calculations used in parts (a) and (b)? Any differences?
One is a ratio (slope) while the other is a length (distance).
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