Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13417-805-X
ISBN 13: 978-0-13417-805-9

Chapter 3 - Section 3.3 - Slope - Exercise Set: 4

Answer

m=$\frac{1}{3}$ The line rises.

Work Step by Step

m=$\frac{y_2-y_1}{x_2-x_1}$ m=$\frac{4-3}{2-(-1)}$ m=$\frac{1}{2+1}$ m=$\frac{1}{3}$ The slope is a positive number, therefore the line falls.
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