College Algebra (10th Edition)

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ISBN 13: 978-0-32197-947-6

Chapter 3 - Section 3.3 - Properties of Function - 3.3 Assess Your Understanding: 2

Answer

The slope is $1$.

Work Step by Step

The slope of the line through the points $(x_1, y_1)$ and $(x_2, y_2)$ is given by the formula: $m=\dfrac{y_2-y_1}{x_2-x_1}$ Use the formula above to obtain: $m=\dfrac{3-8}{-2-3}=\dfrac{-5}{-5}=1$
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