## anonymous 4 years ago Which point below would you use with the point (-2, -5) to get a line with a slope of -1? a) (-6, 1) b) (-1, -6) c) (1, 4) d) (4, 1)

1. Hero

Use the slope formula to set this up as follows: $m = \frac{y_2 - y_1}{x_2-x_1}$$-1 = \frac{y + 2}{x+5}$Then input one of the points until it satisfies the equation

2. Hero

After doing a little manipulation, I get -7 = x + y So whichever point adds up to -7 is correct

3. Hero

looks like b

4. anonymous

I'm looking over it to understand it. Thank you :]

5. Hero

Good luck with that :D