# Chapter 3 - Section 3.3 - Slope - Exercise Set - Page 241: 8

m=-1 The line falls.

#### Work Step by Step

m=$\frac{y_2-y_1}{x_2-x_1}$ m=$\frac{-2-(-4)}{4-6}$ m=$\frac{-2+4}{-2}$ m=$\frac{2}{-2}$ m=-1 The slope is negative, therefore the line falls.

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