The line L crosses the x-axis at (-8,0). The area of the shaded region is 16. What is the slope of the line L?

**Answer Choices**

A. \frac12

B. 4

C. -\frac12

D. 2

E. -2

The line L crosses the x-axis at (-8,0). The area of the shaded region is 16. What is the slope of the line L?

**Answer Choices**

A. \frac12

B. 4

C. -\frac12

D. 2

E. -2