## Intermediate Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

Published by Pearson

# Chapter 2 - Section 2.5 - The Point-Slope Form of the Equation of a Line - Concept and Vocabulary Check: 4

#### Answer

$-\dfrac{1}{5}$

#### Work Step by Step

RECALL: The negative reciprocal of a nonzero real number $a$ is $-\dfrac{1}{a}$. Thus, the negative reciprocal of $5$ is $-\dfrac{1}{5}$.

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