# What is the slope of the line passing through the following points: #(1,-2); (-2,-1)#?

The formula for the slope of a line based upon two coordinate points is

The slope is

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To find the slope of the line passing through the points (1, -2) and (-2, -1), you can use the formula:

Slope = (y2 - y1) / (x2 - x1)

Substitute the coordinates into the formula:

Slope = (-1 - (-2)) / (-2 - 1)

Slope = (-1 + 2) / (-2 - 1)

Slope = 1 / -3

Slope = -1/3

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