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What is the slope of a line that passes through (-3,5) and (4,3)?

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connorcolin3 | (Level 1) Valedictorian

Posted December 19, 2011 at 5:55 AM via web

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What is the slope of a line that passes through (-3,5) and (4,3)?

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hala718 | High School Teacher | (Level 1) Educator Emeritus

Posted December 19, 2011 at 7:26 AM (Answer #1)

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We mare given two points passes through the line.

We will use the slope formula to find the slope.

==> The slope (m)= (y2-y1)/(x2-x1)

The point (-3,5) and (4,3)

==> m= (3-5)/(4-(-3)) = -2/7

Then the slope of the line that passes through the points (-3,5) and (4,3) is m= -2/7.

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