# What is the slope of the line passing through the following points: (5,4) ,(0,3) ?

May 29, 2016

$m = \frac{1}{5}$

#### Explanation:

Let

${x}_{1} = 5$
${y}_{1} = 4$
${x}_{2} = 0$
${y}_{2} = 3$

Then Slope -

$m = \frac{{y}_{2} - {y}_{1}}{{x}_{2} - {x}_{1}} = \frac{3 - 4}{0 - 5} = \frac{- 1}{- 5} = \frac{1}{5}$