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    Hi

    Can someone help me with this question?
    I've never learnt this...

    http://i.imgur.com/cpF6Uf0.jpg
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    Difference in y divided by difference in x is the gradient.
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    (Original post by _Xenon_)
    Hi

    Can someone help me with this question?
    I've never learnt this...

    http://i.imgur.com/cpF6Uf0.jpg
    Do you know how the equation of a line is worked out?
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    (Original post by _Xenon_)
    Hi

    Can someone help me with this question?
    I've never learnt this...

    http://i.imgur.com/cpF6Uf0.jpg
    Surely you know how to find the gradient of a line?

    It's change in y over change in x.

    You can see two points (4,5) and (0, -1)

    The change in y is 5 - (-1) = 6 and the change in x is 4 - 0 = 4, so the gradient is...?
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    (Original post by Slowbro93)
    Do you know how the equation of a line is worked out?
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    Difference in y divided by difference in x is the gradient.
    No I've never done this in my life lol.
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    (Original post by Zacken)
    Surely you know how to find the gradient of a line?

    It's change in y over change in x.

    You can see two points (4,5) and (0, -1)

    The change in y is 5 - (-1) = 6 and the change in x is 4 - 0 = 4, so the gradient is...?
    (Original post by _Xenon_)
    No I've never done this in my life lol.
    Can I ask that you read this: https://www.mathsisfun.com/gradient.html

    And then see if you are having problems then?
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    (Original post by _Xenon_)
    No I've never done this in my life lol.
    Get two points along the line. Get the difference in y between the points and the same for the difference in x. Then difference in y divided by difference in x.
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    (Original post by _Xenon_)
    No I've never done this in my life lol.
    (Original post by Slowbro93)
    Can I ask that you read this: https://www.mathsisfun.com/gradient.htmlAnd then see if you are having problems then?

    I was going to suggest that you watch this set of videos: https://www.khanacademy.org/math/alg...ction-to-slope :lol:
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    (Original post by Zacken)
    Surely you know how to find the gradient of a line?

    It's change in y over change in x.

    You can see two points (4,5) and (0, -1)

    The change in y is 5 - (-1) = 6 and the change in x is 4 - 0 = 4, so the gradient is...?
    Well that will be 6/4 which is 1.5?
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    (Original post by _Xenon_)
    Well that will be 6/4 which is 1.5?
    Yes, that's correct.
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    (Original post by Zacken)
    I was going to suggest that you watch this set of videos: https://www.khanacademy.org/math/alg...ction-to-slope :lol:
    I prefer the videos thanks for sharing it.
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    (Original post by Zacken)
    I was going to suggest that you watch this set of videos: https://www.khanacademy.org/math/alg...ction-to-slope :lol:
    I do forget about Khan academy as a resource

    (Original post by _Xenon_)
    Well that will be 6/4 which is 1.5?
    That is correct, however given that you don't fundamentally understand the concept, try and look at the stuff Zacken and myself have presented to you and then we can then help you with the question afterwards It will be easier for you
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    (Original post by Slowbro93)
    That is correct, however given that you don't fundamentally understand the concept, try and look at the stuff Zacken and myself have presented to you and then we can then help you with the question afterwards It will be easier for you
    Seconded.
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    (Original post by Slowbro93)
    I do forget about Khan academy as a resource



    That is correct, however given that you don't fundamentally understand the concept, try and look at the stuff Zacken and myself have presented to you and then we can then help you with the question afterwards It will be easier for you
    Thanks you guys are like free tutors.
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    Do I need to know about slope? Which video specifically or all of them?
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    (Original post by _Xenon_)
    Do I need to know about slope?
    Slope is the american word for "gradient".
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    (Original post by _Xenon_)
    Thanks you guys are like free tutors.
    That's what we're here for :ahee:
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    (Original post by _Xenon_)
    Thanks you guys are like free tutors.
    Zacken charges.

    Expect a bill after the exam.
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    (Original post by Zacken)
    Slope is the american word for "gradient".
    Oh Americans make everything confusing! Lol
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