# math

If a line whose x- and y- intercepts are equal does not pass through the origin, then its slope must be

A. 0
B. 1
C. -1
D. undefined
I'm thinking it's 0, I don't know though.

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1. make a sketch of a line with equal intercepts,
e.g. (a,0) and (0,a)

slope = (a-0)/(0-a) = -1

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