## Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

$\frac{5}{2}$
We are asked to evaluate the expression $\frac{y_{2}-y_{1}}{x_{2}-x_{1}}$, where $x_{1}=2$, $x_{2}=4$, $y_{1}=-3$, and $y_{2}=2$. We can plug in these values to evaluate the expression. $\frac{2-(-3)}{4-2}=\frac{2+3}{2}=\frac{5}{2}$