# How do you find the slope.. (5,3)and (9,-6)?

Sep 28, 2015

$- 2.25$

#### Explanation:

Use the formula $\left(\frac{{y}_{2} - {y}_{1}}{{x}_{2} - {x}_{1}}\right)$ which gives you the slope of the graph.

$\frac{- 6 - 3}{9 - 5}$

=$\frac{- 9}{4}$

= $- 2.25$