Posted by **jaysgyrl** on Thursday, August 30, 2007 at 1:30pm.

i need help finding the slope of the line passing through the points (-1,7) and (3,3).

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**DrBob222**, Thursday, August 30, 2007 at 1:58pm
delta y/delta x.

OR,

set up as y = mx + b

7=-m+b

3=3m+b

and solve these two for simultaneous equations for m (the slope).

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**DrBob222**, Thursday, August 30, 2007 at 2:03pm
To check your work, m = -1

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