# What is the slope of the line passing through the following points:  (-7,-2), (1,6) ?

May 7, 2016

#### Explanation:

Slope of a line is the gradient.

= $\frac{\left(- 2\right) - \left(6\right)}{\left(- 7\right) - 1}$
= $\frac{- 8}{- 8}$