## Precalculus: Concepts Through Functions, A Unit Circle Approach to Trigonometry (3rd Edition)

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# Chapter 2 - Linear and Quadratic Functions - Section 2.1 Properties of Linear Functions and Linear Models - 2.1 Assess Your Understanding - Page 126: 9

#### Answer

$\text{positive}$

#### Work Step by Step

Recall: If the slope $m$ of a line is positive, then its graph is increasing over its entire domain. If the slope is negative, then its graph is decreasing over its entire domain. Thus, the missing term is positive.

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