# What is the slope of the line passing through the following points: # (6,-1) ; (-1, 5)#?

##### 1 Answer

Feb 1, 2016

slope

#### Explanation:

Recall that the slope of a line can be calculated with the formula:

#m=(y_2-y_1)/(x_2-x_1)#

where:

To find the slope of the line, substitute your known values into the formula:

#m=(y_2-y_1)/(x_2-x_1)#

#m=(5-(-1))/(-1-6)#

#m=6/-7#

#m=-6/7#