# How do you find the slope of a line passing through the points (2,0) and (-4,5)?

Slope $m = - \frac{5}{6}$
Let ${P}_{2} \left(- 4 , 5\right)$ and ${P}_{1} \left(2 , 0\right)$
slope $m = \frac{{y}_{2} - {y}_{1}}{{x}_{2} - {x}_{1}} = \frac{5 - 0}{- 4 - 2} = \frac{5}{- 6} = - \frac{5}{6}$