Introductory Algebra for College Students (7th Edition)

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Chapter 3 - Section 3.3 - Slope - Exercise Set: 7

Answer

m=-5 The line falls

Work Step by Step

m=$\frac{y_2-y_1}{x_2-x_1}$ m=$\frac{-1-4}{-1-(-2)}$ m=$\frac{-5}{-1+2}$ m=$\frac{-5}{1}$ m=-5 The slope is a negative number, therefore the line falls.

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