# How do you find the slope of the line containing the indicated points: ( -4, 8) and ( -3, -6)?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 4, 2018

#### Explanation:

The slope of a straight line is given by:

where:

#m# is the slope of the line

#(x_1,y_1)# are the first coordinates

#(x_2,y_2)# are the second coordinates

So, we get: