# How do you find the slope of a line passing through points (5,1) and (2,7)?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 10, 2016

slope is

#### Explanation:

Always remember (actually helps in the SAT :p) that slope of the line passing through two points

Here x1=5, x2=2, y1=1, y2=7

Putting these in formula we get

Additional note: If you want to go a step further and find the angle of between the line and x-axis, the formula is