find possible slopes of line passing thru (4,3) so portion of line in first quadrant

...forms triangle of area 27 wit positive coordinate axes.

book has answer -3/2 or -3/8

i found first answeer but not second???

Re: find possible slopes of line passing thru (4,3) so portion of line in first quadr

Re: find possible slopes of line passing thru (4,3) so portion of line in first quadr

how do know negative slope? ie m=-y/x??

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**sluggerbroth** how do know negative slope? ie m=-y/x??

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...forms triangle of area 27 wit **positive coordinate axes**

I always make a sketch before working on a problem ... I'm sure that you do, also, right?