What is the slope of the line passing through  (2,9) ;(-6,7) ?

Dec 6, 2015

$m = \frac{1}{4}$

Explanation:

$m = \frac{{y}_{1} - {y}_{2}}{{x}_{1} - {x}_{2}}$

${P}_{1} : \left(2 , 9\right)$
${P}_{2} : \left(- 6 , 7\right)$

$m = \frac{9 - 7}{2 - \left(- 6\right)}$

$\implies m = \frac{2}{8}$

$\implies m = \frac{1}{4}$