# How do you find the slope given (7, 2) and (9, 6)?

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#### Explanation:

Slope is given by the formula

Where

Plugging these into our expression for slope, we get

Thus, our slope is

Hope this helps!

See a solution process below:

#### Explanation:

The formula for find the slope of a line is:

Where

Substituting the values from the points in the problem gives:

#### Explanation:

#"calculate the slope m using the "color(blue)"gradient formula"#

#•color(white)(x)m=(y_2-y_1)/(x_2-x_1)#

#"let "(x_1,y_1)=(7,2)" and "(x_2,y_2)=(9,6)#

#m=(6-2)/(9-7)=4/2=2#