# What is the slope of the line passing through the following points:  (3,15) ; (0, -6) ?

##### 1 Answer
Jun 5, 2018

Slope $m = 7$

#### Explanation:

Given -

${x}_{1} = 3$
${y}_{1} = 15$
${x}_{2} = 0$
${y}_{2} = - 6$

Slope $m = \frac{{y}_{2} - {y}_{1}}{{x}_{2} - {x}_{1}} = \frac{- 6 - 15}{0 - 3} = \frac{- 21}{- 3} = 7$

slope $m = 7$