# How do you find the slope given (1,-1); (-2,-6)?

##### 1 Answer

May 16, 2018

The slope is

#### Explanation:

This problem can be solved using the slope formula,

Use the two points given and plug them into the equation. I am using (1,-1) as Point 1 and (-2,-6) as Point 2.

The double negatives each cancel out to be a positive (addition).

From here, it is simply addition to completely simplify the expression into a slope.