## anonymous 4 years ago What is the slope of the line that passes through the points (-4, 6) and (2, 4)?

1. freckles

$slope=m=\frac{\Delta y}{\Delta x}=\frac{y_2-y_1}{x_2-x_1}$

2. anonymous

$\large slope = \frac{y_2 - y_1 }{x_2 - x_1}$

3. freckles

Use this substitution : $(x_1=-4,y_1=6) \text{ and } (x_2=2,y_2=4)$

4. anonymous

thus, 4-6/2-(-4) = -2/6 = -1/3

5. anonymous

|dw:1343235177168:dw|