# What is the slope of the line passing through  (-4,-3); (-2,7)?

slope $m = 5$

#### Explanation:

Let the points be
$\left({x}_{2} , {y}_{2}\right) = \left(- 2 , 7\right)$
$\left({x}_{1} , {y}_{1}\right) = \left(- 4 , - 3\right)$

Slope $m = \frac{{y}_{2} - {y}_{1}}{{x}_{2} - {x}_{1}} = \frac{7 - \left(- 3\right)}{- 2 - \left(- 4\right)} = \frac{7 + 3}{- 2 + 4} = \frac{10}{2} = 5$

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