### Home > MC2 > Chapter 7 > Lesson 7.1.6 > Problem 7-61

7-61.

Ella and her study team are arguing about the slope of the line in the graph below. They have come up **Justify** your answer. Homework Help ✎

On this line as the *x*-value increases, does the *y*-value decrease or increase?

Decreasing makes the slope negative.

Increasing makes the slope positive.

Try answering this problem by going from the point (−3, 3) to the point (1, 0).