# How do you find the slope for (8,10) (-3,9)?

Mar 27, 2016

The slope is $= \frac{1}{11}$

#### Explanation:

The coordinates are:
$\left(8 , 10\right) = \textcolor{b l u e}{{x}_{1} , {y}_{1}}$

$\left(- 3 , 9\right) = \textcolor{b l u e}{{x}_{2} , {y}_{2}}$

the slope is calculated using formula:
Slope color(green)(= (y_2 - y_1) / (x_2 - x_1) ( change in y axis divided by change in x axis)

$= \frac{9 - 10}{- 3 - 8}$

$= \frac{- 1}{- 11}$

$= \frac{1}{11}$

The slope is $= \frac{1}{11}$