## Elementary Geometry for College Students (7th Edition)

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# Chapter 10 - Section 10.2 - Graphs of Linear Equations and Slope - Exercises - Page 458: 12a

#### Answer

$\frac{-7}{4}$

#### Work Step by Step

(3,-5) and (-1,2) x1=3, y1=-5,x2=-1,y2=2 Using slope formula m = $\frac{y2-y1}{x2-x1}$ m= $\frac{2-(-5)}{-1-3}$ = $\frac{7}{-4}$ =$\frac{-7}{4}$

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