# What is the average rate of change for a function with the equation 2x + 3y + 6 = 0?

$2 x + 3 y = - 6$
The $s l o p e = m = - \left(\frac{A}{B}\right) = - \left(\frac{2}{3}\right) = - \frac{2}{3}$
The average rate of change for this function is $- \frac{2}{3}$.