Precalculus (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32197-907-9
ISBN 13: 978-0-32197-907-0

Chapter 3 - Linear and Quadratic Functions - 3.1 Properties of Linear Functions and Linear Models - 3.1 Assess Your Understanding: 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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