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# Secant for $(-2,-7)$

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Find the secant of the angle formed between the positive $x$-axis and the line segment from the origin that contains the point $(-2, -7)$.

A

$\cfrac { 7 }{ 2 }$

B

$-\cfrac { \sqrt { 53 } }{ 7 }$

C

$-\cfrac { 2\sqrt { 53 } }{ 53 }$

D

$-\cfrac { \sqrt { 53 } }{ 2 }$

E

$-\cfrac { 7\sqrt { 53 } }{ 53 }$