# How do you find the slope of the line containing the pair of points (2,0) and (0,-1)?

Apr 17, 2018

$\frac{1}{2}$

#### Explanation:

Finding slope ($m$) using two points: $\frac{{y}_{2} - {y}_{1}}{{x}_{2} - {x}_{1}}$, where $\left({x}_{1} , {y}_{1}\right)$ and $\left({x}_{2} , {y}_{2}\right)$ are the two points.

Plug the points in:

$\frac{- 1 - 0}{0 - 2}$

$\frac{- 1}{- 2}$

$\frac{1}{2}$