# What is the slope of the line passing through the following points:  (8,2) , (-7, -8)?

Apr 14, 2018

$\frac{2}{3}$

#### Explanation:

To find the slope using two points:

$\frac{{y}_{2} - {y}_{1}}{{x}_{2} - {x}_{1}}$

$\frac{- 8 - 2}{- 7 - 8}$

$\frac{- 10}{- 15}$

$\frac{10}{15}$

$\frac{2}{3}$