# How do you find the slope given (-5,5), (-7,-6) ?

##### 1 Answer

Nov 26, 2015

#### Explanation:

The formula for slope is:

#m=(y_"2"-y_"1")/(x_"2"-x_"1")#

where:

#m=(y_"2"-y_"1")/(x_"2"-x_"1")#

#m=(5-(-6))/(-5-(-7))#

#m=11/2#