Mat/116 Week 5 dq 2

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DQ 2 Slope

Imagine that a line on a Cartesian
graph is approximately the distance y in feet a person walks in x
hours. What does the slope of this line represent? How is this graph useful?

Slope measures the tilt or angle
of a line. If we are graphing the $ national debt y against x years, discuss the
meaning of the following—

A line tilted in
the up direction.

A line tilted in
the down direction.

What is the significance of the
amount of tilt? Is more tilt good or bad? Explain.

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