# What is the slope of the line passing through # (-4,-8); (0,0) #?

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Mar 3, 2018

#### Explanation:

#"calculate the slope m using the "color(blue)"gradient formula"#

#•color(white)(x)m=(y_2-y_1)/(x_2-x_1)#

#"let "(x_1,y_1)=(-4,-8)" and "(x_2,y_2)=(0,0)#

#rArrm=(0-(-8))/(0-(-4))=8/4=2#