#### Answer

$\frac{-b}{a}$

#### Work Step by Step

Given
Points(a,0) and (0,b)
if x1=a,y1=0,x2=0,y2=b
Slope of the line segment is$\frac{y2-y1}{x2-x1}$
$\frac{b-0}{0-a}$ = $\frac{-b}{a}$

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$\frac{-b}{a}$

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