What is the slope of the line that passes through the points (-2 4) and (8 -1)

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What is the slope of the line that passes through the points (-2 4) and (8 -1)

y=x+9

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step-by-step explanation:

yes

step-by-step explanation:

yes

-2-8= -10

4+1 = 5 (the negative switches to a positive)

Your slope equals -10/5. You can look at this in a fraction for when you might use it later in point slope or slope intercept form, or you can just simplify it to -2. It might also be helpful to remember the numerator as the rise and the denominator as run, or “rise over run” if you need to graph it.

Slope = -10/5 or -2

Step-by-step explanation:

Slope, often referred to as the variable “m” can be found by solving y2-y1/x2-x1. You can do it the opposite way, though make sure the y-values are on the top.

-5/6

Step-by-step explanation:

-1-4=-5

8-(-2)=-6

the slope is m=-5/6

m=rise/run=y₂-y₁/x₂-x₁