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

##### 1 Answer

Dec 29, 2015

The slope,

#### Explanation:

The equation to find the slope of a line from two points is

First point:

Second point:

Substitute the given values into the equation.

Simplify.

Simplify.

Note: It doesn't matter which point is first or second, as long as you are consistent.