# What is the slope of the line passing through the following points: #(-2, -1), (4, 0) #?

##### 1 Answer

Feb 13, 2016

The slope is

#### Explanation:

The slope equation is

through the two points of

To find the slope while given two points, just plug in the values.

With the points,

Simplify and because subtracting a negative number is like adding the positive of that number, it can also be written as

Add the terms of the numerator and add the terms of the denominator.