# How do you find the slope of (0,-1) , (1,-6)?

Jan 16, 2017

Use the slope formula to solve this problem.

#### Explanation:

The slope formula is as follows:

$\frac{{y}_{2} - {y}_{1}}{{x}_{2} - {x}_{1}}$

Now we substitute the numbers in:

$\frac{- 6 - \left(- 1\right)}{1 - 0}$

We then simplify that, revealing the answer.

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