College Algebra 7th Edition

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1305115546
ISBN 13: 978-1-30511-554-5

Chapter 1, Equations and Graphs - Section 1.3 - Lines - 1.3 Exercises: 10

Answer

$m=\dfrac{-1}{3}$

Work Step by Step

RECALL: The slope $m$ of a line that passes through the points $(x_1, y_1)$ and $(x_2, y_2)$ is given by the formula: $m=\dfrac{y_2-y_1}{x_2-x_1}$ Substitute the x and y coordinates of the given points to obtain: $m=\dfrac{-1-0}{3-0} \\m=\dfrac{-1}{03} \\m=\dfrac{-1}{3}$
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