# What is the slope of the line passing through the following points:  ( 7,-2 ) ,(4,-3) ?

Mar 29, 2018

Slope is $\setminus \frac{1}{3}$

#### Explanation:

Formula for finding the slope (represented by variable $m$).

$m = \setminus \frac{{y}_{2} - {y}_{1}}{{x}_{2} - {x}_{1}}$

$m = \setminus \frac{- 3 + 2}{4 - 7}$

$m = \setminus \frac{- 1}{- 3}$

$m = \setminus \frac{1}{3}$