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Given points $P(-2,7)$ and $Q(4,y)$ in a coordinate plane, for what value of $y$ is the slope of the line through $P$ and $Q$ equal to $\frac{-3}{2}$?

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Slope = rise/run  =   y1-y2  /  x1-x2

-3/2 = (y-7)  / (4-(-2))

-3/2 = (y-7) / 6

6 (-3/2) = y-7

-9 = y-7

y= -2

ElectricPavlov  Dec 3, 2017
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Best Answer

Slope = rise/run  =   y1-y2  /  x1-x2

-3/2 = (y-7)  / (4-(-2))

-3/2 = (y-7) / 6

6 (-3/2) = y-7

-9 = y-7

y= -2

ElectricPavlov  Dec 3, 2017

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