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  1. Explain what the slope of each line below represents. Then find the slope. Homework Help ✎

    1. 7.3.4-115a

    2. 7.3.4-115b

The slope represents the change in height of a candle per minute.

The line is horizontal and shows no change in slope; therefore, the slope is zero and the candle is not burning.

The slope represents the gallons per month of water being removed from a well.

Using a slope triangle, find the distances of both legs of the triangle and solve in the slope formula.