# How do you find the slope of (0,-1); (4,7) without a graph?

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Jun 26, 2018

#### Explanation:

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

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

#"let "(x_1,y_1)=(0,-1)" and "(x_2,y_2)=(4,7)#

#m=(7-(-1))/(4-0)=8/4=2#