# What is the slope of the line passing through the following points: # ( 7,2 ) , ( 4,16 ) #?

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May 22, 2018

#### Explanation:

Formula for some

let's use:

1: (7,2)

2:(4,16)

it doesn't mater which you choose as 1 or 2:

so:

May 22, 2018

The slope is

#### Explanation:

Using the slope formula, you can solve the slope of a line going through any two points. The slope formula is:

Remember the points are in the form

I'll call

Now substitute those values into the equation:

The slope of this line is