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Anonymous asked in Education & ReferenceHomework Help · 3 weeks ago

Find the slope of the line that passes through the given points  (2,-5) and (5,-7) ?

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  • 3 weeks ago

    slope = rise / run 

    ... change in y coord divided by change in x coord

    so

    slope = (-5 - (-7)) / (2 - 5) = 2/(-3) = -2/3

    or

    slope = (-7 - (-5)) /(5 - 2) = -2/3

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