# Chapter 5 - Linear Functions - 5-1 Rate of Change and Slope - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 300: 55

Different lines because the rate of S and T and the rate of T and x are not the same.

#### Work Step by Step

1. (-3,4) (0,2) (-3,0) Find the ratio of all three points using $m=\ \frac{b_{1}-b_{2}}{b_{1}-b_{2}}\$ 2. $\frac{4-2}{-3-0}=\frac{2}{-3}$ 3. $\frac{2-0}{-3-0}=\frac{2}{3}$ $\frac{2}{-3}\ne\frac{2}{3}$

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