What is the slope of the line between (3, -4) and (-2, 1)?

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What is the slope of the line between (3, -4) and (-2, 1)?

A) 1
B) 2
C) -2
D) -1

Nov 26th, 2014

slope between 2 points (x1,y1)  and (x2,y2) can be found using the formula,  known as Point Slope form

m=(y2-y1)/(x2-x1)

here, x1=3, y1=-4; x2=-2, y2=1

so, m = (1-(-4))/(-2-3) = 5/-5 = -1

hence the answer is (D)


Thank you :)

Nov 26th, 2014

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