# Chapter 10 - Section 10.3 - Preparing to Do Analytic Proofs - Exercises - Page 466: 3b

$\frac{-b}{a}$

#### 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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