## Precalculus (10th Edition)

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# Chapter 3 - Linear and Quadratic Functions - 3.1 Properties of Linear Functions and Linear Models - 3.1 Assess Your Understanding - Page 126: 2

#### Answer

$\frac{2}{3}$

#### Work Step by Step

By using the slope formula, $m=\frac{y_2-y_1}{y_2-y_1}$, the slope of the line that contains the two given points is: $m=\frac{3-5}{-1-2}=\frac{-2}{-3}=\frac{2}{3}$

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