# What is the slope of the line passing through  (0,0); (-2,7)?

Apr 28, 2018

$- \frac{7}{2}$

#### Explanation:

Slope ($m$) through two points $\left({x}_{1} , {y}_{1}\right) , \left({x}_{2} , {y}_{2}\right)$: $\frac{{y}_{2} - {y}_{1}}{{x}_{2} - {x}_{1}}$

$\frac{7 - 0}{- 2 - 0}$

$\frac{7}{- 2}$

$- \frac{7}{2}$