# What is the slope of the line passing through the following points: #(–8, –6), (–3, 5) #?

##### 2 Answers

Jun 26, 2018

#### Explanation:

The slope is given by:

Where between

Hence the slope of this is

Hence the slope is

Jun 26, 2018

#### Explanation:

#"calculate the slope m using the "color(blue)"gradient formula"#

#•color(white)(x)m=(y_2-y_1)/(x_2-x_1)#

#"let "(x_1,y_1)=(-8,-6)" and "(x_2,y_2)=(-3,5)#

#m=(5-(-6))/(-3-(-8))=11/5#