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how do you find a slope?

y=4x+3
asked Mar 8, 2011 in Algebra 1 Answers by anonymous




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22 Answers

slope = 4

standard form y = kx + b
answered Mar 8, 2011 by HenryYang Level 3 User (2,140 points)
slope=mx+b. m is the slope and x is the variable of m. and b is the y-intercept of the line.
answered Feb 13, 2012 by anonymous
how do I find the slope for x-2y=4?
answered Feb 23, 2012 by anonymous
The equation you wrote is the standard form of a line: y = mx + b.

In this equation, m is the slope of the line and b is the y-intercept.

So the slope here is 4.
answered Apr 9, 2012 by ExplanationCentral (140 points)
what is the answer to this problem 9.5*10negative 6 in standard form?
answered Sep 4, 2012 by anonymous
What is the slope of the line through the points (-2, 7) and (3, -3)? m = _?_
answered Sep 25, 2012 by anonymous
In y-intercept form, y=mx+b, with m being the slope. Therefore, in the equation y=4x+b, the slope is 4.
answered Oct 31, 2012 by anonymous
what are the line segments
answered Nov 11, 2012 by anonymous

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answered Dec 11, 2012 by anonymous
It's in standard form in which is y=mx+b. Therefore you take 4x and put a 1 under it to give you your slope. Which will be y=4x/1+3
answered Jan 4, 2013 by anonymous
what is perpendicular?
answered Apr 7, 2013 by anonymous
y= -x+3
answered Dec 9, 2013 by laimee
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answered Jan 15, 2014 by mushtaq
The slope is equal to the "m" and always remember the formula because this is the hint of the answers:

GIVEN; y=4x + 3

If the formula is: y= mx + b

                      then the slope is 4..
answered Feb 4, 2014 by Mechanical Eng. Sumalinog
calculate the length of the line segment. Round your answer to the nearest tenth.. a. 4.6 b. 6.9 c. 8.5 d. 9.3

The line is plus 8 Plus 3 plus 7
answered Jun 4, 2014 by Jenny

4, as from equation of line Y =mX +c

answered Jun 20, 2014 by anonymous
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answered Jul 21, 2014 by anonymous
show that the graph of the equation xy=1 is a hyperbola by rotating the xy-axes through an angle of 45
answered Sep 2, 2014 by zimba richard
Would you use distributive property?
answered Oct 7, 2014 by Ember
Y=3/4x+ 11
answered Dec 8, 2014 by anonymous
Whats the slope of  a line running throw (6,8) and (3,-6)
answered Jan 3 by lucky

Given: y=4x+3
The slope of a line is the ratio of unit change in y to unit change in x.
In other words, the slope means that, if x increases 1 unit, how much y increases or decreases
its quantity.
  So that the slope reveals how steeply or slowly the graph goes up or down.

Write standard form of a linear equation in functional form, e.g. y=f(x)=mx+b···Eq.1
In Eq.1, if x increases 1 unit, then y=f(x+1)=m(x+1)+b=mx+m+b···Eq.2

So, the unit change in y is: Eq.2-Eq.1=f(x+1)-f(x)=m

Thus, the slope, the ratio of unit change, is: y : x = m : 1

Therefore, the slope of line y=mx+b is equal to m.
That is: m, the coefficient of x, indicates the slope.

In this question, 4 corresponds to m.  So, the slope is 4.

The answer: The slope of line y=4x+3 is 4.

answered Jan 5 by 6789 Level 2 User (1,260 points)

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