SSAT Upper Level Math : How to find slope

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Example Question #11 : Slope

Consider the line of the equation . The line of a function  has the same slope as that of . Which of the following could be the definition of  ?

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The definition of  is written in slope-intercept form , in which , the coefficient of , is the slope of its line. , so the slope of its line is .

We must select the choice whose line has this slope. The definition of  in each choice is also written in slope-intercept form, so we select the alternative with -coefficient 5; the only such alternative is .

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