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