How do you find the slope of a line given the points (4, 2) and (-2, 4) on the line?

$s l o p e = - \frac{1}{3}$
$s l o p e = \frac{{y}_{2} - {y}_{1}}{{x}_{2} - {x}_{1}}$
$s l o p e = \frac{4 - 2}{- 2 - 4} = \frac{2}{-} 6 = - \frac{1}{3}$