#### Answer

m=$\frac{1}{4}$
The line rises.

#### Work Step by Step

m=$\frac{y_2-y_1}{x_2-x_1}$
m=$\frac{2-1}{2-(-2)}$
m=$\frac{1}{2+2}$
m=$\frac{1}{4}$
The slope is a positive number, therefore the line rises.

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m=$\frac{1}{4}$
The line rises.

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