# What is the slope of the line passing through the following points: #(–8, –6), (7,0) #?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 7, 2016

gradient is

#### Explanation:

The slope (proper name is gradient) is the amount of up or down for the amount of along.

Let

Let the first point be

Let the second point be

Change in up or down is change in

Change in along is change in

So