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If the points (5,7) and (8,13) are on a line, what is the slope of that line?

A. −2
B. −1/2
C. 1/2
D. 2
E. 8

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Bunuel wrote:
If the points (5,7) and (8,13) are on a line, what is the slope of that line?

A. −2
B. −1/2
C. 1/2
D. 2
E. 8

Slope of the line = (13-7)/(8-5) = 6/3 = 2

IMO D
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Bunuel wrote:
If the points (5,7) and (8,13) are on a line, what is the slope of that line?

A. −2
B. −1/2
C. 1/2
D. 2
E. 8

Slope (m) $$= \frac{y_2 - y_1}{x_2 - x_1}$$

Or, Slope (m) $$= \frac{13 - 7}{8 - 5}$$

Or, Slope (m) $$= \frac{6}{3}$$

Or, Slope (m) $$= 2$$. Answer must be (D)
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