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7-73.

Ella and her study team are arguing about the slope of the line in the graph below. They have come up with four different answers:

Remember that the slope can be written as

On this line as the -value increases, does the

*-value decrease or increase?*

Decreasing makes the slope negative.

Increasing makes the slope positive.

Try answering this problem by going from the point