# Slope

posted by
**Margie** on
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The slope of the line that passes through (2, -4) and (-6, 2) is:

-4/3

3/2

1/4

-3/4

Remember, the slope is change in y divided by change in x,

so, a slope of 3/2 for example, means that the line goes "up 3 and over 2"