Posted by **HELPP!!!** on Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 7:37pm.

What is the slope, m, of the line that contains the points (-12, 16), (-3, 4) and (6,-8)?

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**BOOKER PERRY**, Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 7:47pm
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Choose any 2 points, I would choose, for example (-3,4) and (6,-8).

Then use the slope formula:

m=(y2-y1)/(x2-x1)

so it would be:

m=(-8-4)/(6+3)= -4/3

The slope is -4/3

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**BOOKER PERRY**, Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 7:48pm
I'm sure that's right

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**HELPP!!!**, Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 7:50pm
I think that you're right too. Thank so much for your help.

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**BOOKER PERRY**, Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 8:07pm
Yo are welcome

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