# What is the slope of the line passing through the following points: # (-3/4, -1/4) , (2/7, -5/7)#?

##### 1 Answer

Sep 16, 2016

The slope

#### Explanation:

Finding the slope is the change in y divided by the change in x

The fractions with different denominators makes this a difficult problem.

To make the problem easier multiple all the fractions by the least common denominator to make the fractions disappear.

Multiplying by the least common denominator looks like this.

This gives