# How do you find the slope of a line passing through (2, -5) and ( 7, 3)?

Mar 8, 2018

$\frac{5}{8}$

#### Explanation:

slope is rise over run

$7 - 2 = 5$

$3 - \left(- 5\right) = 8$

so slope is $\frac{5}{8}$