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    Questionn 6ii)

    http://www.ocr.org.uk/Images/59551-q...hematics-1.pdf

    I thought the y2 - y1 / x2 - x1

    method can only be used when finding the gradient of two points on a straight-line?
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    (Original post by IShouldBeRevising_)
    Questionn 6ii)

    http://www.ocr.org.uk/Images/59551-q...hematics-1.pdf

    I thought the (y2 - y1 )/( x2 - x1 )

    method can only be used when finding the gradient of two points on a straight-line?
    You have two points: (a,a^2+5) and (1,6).
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    (Original post by BabyMaths)
    You have two points: (a,a^2+5) and (1,6).
    but its not a straight line?
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    (Original post by IShouldBeRevising_)
    but its not a straight line?
    Line segment means a straight line connecting the two points.
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    (Original post by PythianLegume)
    Line segment means a straight line connecting the two points.
    Exactly what I was going to say.


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    (Original post by PythianLegume)
    Line segment means a straight line connecting the two points.
    oh... I thought it meant the curve connecting the two points :banghead:

    Yeah thanks that clears it up now.
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    Just to point out, I didn't mean that post in a bad way, just saying that I agreed exactly with what you just said, as I was going to write the same thing, so meant as more of a compliment
 
 
 
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