# Chapter 10 - Section 10.2 - Graphs of Linear Equations and Slope - Exercises - Page 450: 11f

$\frac{-b}{a}$

#### Work Step by Step

(a,0) and (0,b) x1=a, y1=0,x2=0,y2=b Using slope formula m = $\frac{y2-y1}{x2-x1}$ m= $\frac{b-0}{0-a}$ = $\frac{-b}{a}$

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