# Chapter 3 Linear Systems and Matrices - Cumulative Review Chapters 1-3 - Page 232: 17

Falls

#### Work Step by Step

The equation for the slope of a line is: $$m=\frac{y_2-y_1}{x_2-x_1}=\frac{4-(-3)}{-7-5} =-\frac{7}{12}$$ The slope is negative, so the line falls.

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