# Graph and slope

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If 9 pounds of pears cost x dollars, then what is the price per pound?

Use the equation of a straight line and call y = "x $" and x = "9 pounds" and solve for the slope "m"

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#### Solution Summary

This shows how to find price per pound in a given situation.

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