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# If (–3, –5) is the midpoint of the part of the line between the x and

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If (–3, –5) is the midpoint of the part of the line between the x and y axes, then what is the slope of the line?

(A) –5/3
(B) –3/5
(C) 3/5
(D) 5/3
(E) 10

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09 Apr 2019, 03:22
Bunuel wrote:
If (–3, –5) is the midpoint of the part of the line between the x and y axes, then what is the slope of the line?

(A) –5/3
(B) –3/5
(C) 3/5
(D) 5/3
(E) 10

if line passing through origin (0,0) and other point (-6,-10) we get mid point as (-3,-5)
we have slope = -5-0/-3-0 = 5/3

IMO D

Bunuel ; is given answer correct? if yes then please provide solution.
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