he intercept for a straight line is 12. If the value of the independent variable is 3, then the value of the dependent variable would be 18.

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he intercept for a straight line is 12. If the value of the independent variable is 3, then the value of the dependent variable would be 18. The slope of this line is

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Trung Dũng 5 months 2021-08-09T05:35:21+00:00 1 Answers 57 views 0

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    2021-08-09T05:36:45+00:00

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    Step-by-step explanation:

    The equation of a line is given as

    y = mx + c where m is the slope, c is the intercept, y is the dependent variable while x is the independent variable.

    As such, given that the intercept is 12, the independent variable is 3 and the value of the dependent variable would be 18

    substituting into the equation of a line

    18 = m(3) + 12

    subtract 12 from both sides

    18 – 12 = 3m

    6 = 3m

    Divide both sides by 3

    6/3 = 3m/3

    2 = m

    m = 2

    The slope is 2

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