# Chapter 2 - Graphs and Functions - 2.4 Linear Functions - 2.4 Exercises: 83

slope = $3$

#### Work Step by Step

RECALL: The slope $m$ of the line that passes 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: slope = $m= \dfrac{-3-(-6)}{1-0}=\dfrac{-3+6}{1}=\dfrac{3}{1}=3$

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