# How do you find the slope of the line that passes through the points (3, 6) And (1, -4)?

##### 1 Answer

Jul 28, 2016

#### Explanation:

The formula to find the slope is:

We could write this as 5, but a slope is usually read as

"A slope of 5 in 1"

This means a rise of 5 across a distance of 1.