Assessment: Slopes #0    due: Thursday, 10/12/2017

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   a.  Given  f(x) = 5(x) + 2, record the slope.

   b.  Given  g(t) = -2(t) + 1, record the slope.

   c.  Given  h(x) = 0.25(x), record the slope as a fraction.

   d.  Given  z(a) = 2.35(a), record the slope as a fraction.

   e.  Given  Q(x) = 55 - 1/4(x), record the slope.


   Table A.
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    inputs:   -4  | -2  |  0  |  2  |  4
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   outputs:   -5  |  0  |  5  | 10  | 15

   f.  Table A represents a linear function.  Record its slope.


   g.  Slope is "change in _________" divided-by "change in __________".


   h.  (Increasing | Decreasing) functions have positive slopes.

   i.  Record the slope between the points (-1, 2) and (-3, -5).

   j.  Given  y - 2 = 5(x + 1), record the slope.

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   k.  Explain what might be meant by the slope:  -------
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   l.  Every constant function has a slope of ____________.

   m.  Solve for  m  given  y = mx + b.

   n.  The slope  (2/5)  implies the output increases by
       _____ when the input increases by ______.

   o.  No or Yes:  The slope  (-2/5)  equals the slope  (2/-5).