# Chapter 2 Linear Equations and Functions - 2.2 Find Slope and Rate of Change - 2.2 Exercises - Skill Practice - Page 86: 10

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#### Work Step by Step

Using the equation for slope, we find: $$m =\frac{y_2-y_1}{x_2-x_1} =\frac{6-3}{-3-(-7)} = \frac{3}{4}$$ The slope is positive so the line rises.

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