# Find the slope of a line that passes through the points (4,-6) and (7,2)?

Mar 12, 2018

There's a formula for this: $m = \frac{{y}_{2} - {y}_{1}}{{x}_{2} - {x}_{1}}$

In this case: $m = \frac{2 - \left(- 6\right)}{7 - 4} = \frac{8}{3}$

The slope of the line is $\frac{8}{3}$ or about $2.67$.