# What is the slope of the line passing through the following points:  (-2,1), (-5, 9)?

color(green)(m) = color(red)(-(8/3)
$\left({x}_{1} , {y}_{1}\right) = \left(- 2 , 1\right) , \left({x}_{2} , {y}_{2}\right) = \left(- 5 , 9\right)$
color(green)(m) = (9-1) / (-5 + 2) = color(red)(-(8/3)