## anonymous one year ago What I'd the slope of the line passing through the points (0, 4) and (-8, -1)? The answer is suppose to be a fraction

1. Anguyennn

ok so you do

2. Anguyennn

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3. Anguyennn

$\frac{ (-1)-4 }{ (-8)-0 }$

4. anonymous

okay

5. Anguyennn

equals?

6. Anguyennn

$\frac{ -5 }{ -8 }$

7. Anguyennn

and remember, two negatives will cancel out

8. Anguyennn

so we're left with 5/8

9. Anguyennn

10. anonymous

i know 2 negatives makes a positive

11. Anguyennn

yep