# What is the slope of the line passing through the following points:  (1,4), (-3,13)?

$- \frac{9}{4}$
Use the slope formula $\frac{{y}_{2} - {y}_{1}}{{x}_{2} - {x}_{1}}$ and get the slope =$\frac{13 - 4}{- 3 - 1} = - \frac{9}{4}$