# What is the slope of the line passing through the following points: (0, -5) , (4, -1) ?

Using the slope formula $m = \frac{{y}_{2} - {y}_{1}}{{x}_{2} - {x}_{1}}$,
$m = \frac{- 5 - \left(- 1\right)}{0 - 4} = \frac{- 4}{-} 4 = 1$