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On graph paper, graph .

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Find the slope of

and write an equation for the line. Draw a slope triangle.

Find

(the distance fromto).Think of how a slope triangle can be used 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).