# What is the slope of the straight line through points #(3,5)# and #(8,7)#?

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Dec 9, 2017

#### Explanation:

To recall, the equation of a slope is:

So here we have two points,

(3,5) will be point 1. 3 will be x1 and 5 will be y1

(8,7) will be point 2. 8 will be x2 and 7 will be y2

So plugging these in to equation 1 we have,