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What is the slope of the line passing through the points (0, −5) and (4, 2) ?Enter your answer in the box.

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Answer:[tex] \huge{ \boxed{ \tt{ \frac{ 7}{4} }}}[/tex]Step-by-step explanation:[tex] \text{Let \: the \: points \: be \: A \: and \: B}[/tex][tex] \sf{A \:( \: 0 \:, - 5 \: ) \longrightarrow{ \: (x1 \:, y1)}}[/tex][tex] \sf{B(4 \:, 2) \: \longrightarrow{ \:( x2 \:, y2)}}[/tex][tex] \underline{ \text{Finding \: the \: slope} }: [/tex][tex] \boxed{ \sf{Slope = \frac{y2 - y1}{x2 - x1}}} [/tex][tex] \sf{➳ \: Slope = \frac{2 - ( - 5)}{4 - 0}} [/tex][tex] \sf{➳ \: Slope = \frac{ 2 + 5}{4} }[/tex][tex] \sf{➳ \: Slope = \frac{7}{4} }[/tex][tex] \text{Hope \: I \: helped!}[/tex][tex] \text{Best \: regards!}[/tex]~[tex] \text{TheAnimeGirl}[/tex]