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

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- L. E. GantLv 74 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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