What is the slope of the line passing through the following points: (-4, 5) , (-3, 8) ?

Dec 21, 2015

The slope
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Explanation:

(-4,5)=color(blue)(x_1,y_1

(-3,8)=color(blue)(x_2 , y_2

The slope $m$ is given by formula:

$m = \frac{{y}_{2} - {y}_{1}}{{x}_{2} - {x}_{1}}$

$m = \frac{8 - 5}{- 3 - \left(- 4\right)}$

$m = \frac{8 - 5}{- 3 + 4}$

$m = \frac{3}{1}$