A line contains points M(1, 3) and N(5, 0). What is the slope of MN?

Answer: The slope of the line MN is -3/4.

Calculating Slope

The slope of a line is found by taking the difference in the y-values divided by the difference in the x-values. The slope of MN is calculated as (3-0)/(1-5) = -3/4.

FAQ on Line Slope

What is the slope of a vertical line?

The slope of a vertical line is undefined.

What is the slope of a horizontal line?

The slope of a horizontal line is 0.

What does the slope of a line represent?

The slope of a line represents the rate of change.

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