## anonymous 5 years ago What is the slope of the line that passes through the points (-6,1) and (4,-4)? a) -2 b) 2 c) -1/2 d) 1/2

1. anonymous

rise over run, (-4-1)/(4+6) =1/2

2. anonymous

oops missing a minus sign.

3. anonymous

sorry, -1/2

4. anonymous

do this in your head: from -6 to 4 is ten units right. form 1 tp -4 is 5 units down. $\frac{-5}{10}=-\frac{1}{2}$

5. anonymous

oh no its -1/2 yeah lol