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 Run:  The horizontal distance between two points on a line.

Answer the following questions about the run of a line.
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a) A line has a vertical increase of 6 units for run of 1 unit. What is the slope of the line?

 

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 b) A line has a slope of -2. Find the value of x if the line passes through the points (2, 7) and (x, 1)? b) 
 c) A roof is built using the equation
y = 1/2 x + 15, where y is the vertical distance of the boards from the ground, and x is the horizontal distance of the boards. If the roof is symmetrical and is 5 feet tall, then how many feet wide is the roof?
c)  ft