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9-42.

Line *L* passes through the points (−44, 42) and (−31, 94), while line *M* has the rule *y* = 6 + 3*x*. Which line is steeper? Justify your answer. Homework Help ✎

Since *m* in *y* = *mx* + *b* is the slope, we know that the slope of line *M* is 3.

Calculate the slope of line *L* by either using a slope triangle or by finding the change in *y* and comparing it to the change in *x*.