## anonymous one year ago What is the slope of the line passing through the points (–1, 3) and (4, –7)?

1. anonymous

A. 2 B. 3/4 C. -4/3 D. -2

2. AlexandervonHumboldt2

use the slope formula: $\frac{ y_{1}-y_{2} }{ x_{1}-x_{2} }$

3. AlexandervonHumboldt2

substitute the values: $\frac{ 3+7 }{ -1-4 }$

4. AlexandervonHumboldt2

10/(-5)=-2

5. anonymous

so 3 - (-7) divied by (-1) - 4?

6. AlexandervonHumboldt2

yeah

7. anonymous

-2 is what I got