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A line passes through (4,-8/3) and (-4/5, -2). What is the slope of this line?

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asked by tmouery
  1. as you know, the slope is
    (change in y)/(change in x)

    Here, that would be

    (-2-(-8/3))/(-4/5-4)
    = (2/3) / (-24/5)
    = 2/3 * -5/24
    = -10/72
    = -5/36

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