# What is the slope of the line passing through the following points: (8,9) , (7,3)?

Mar 24, 2018

color(green)("Slope of line " m = 6

#### Explanation:

"Given : (x_2, y_2) = (8,9), (x_1, y_1) = (7,3)

Slope of a line, given two points on the line is given by

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

color(green)(m = (9 - 3) / (8 - 1) = 6 /1 = 6