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# How do you find the slope of a line through a pair of points?

Examples:

(0,0),(-7,11)

(17,2),(-8,-10)

(0,10),(14,-13)

(-12,-11),(5,10)

(16,18),(-13,-7)

(3,-2),(18,7)

(-19,13),(4,-5)

(5,-2),(-19,12)

(-13,6),(0,14)

(2,14),(-19,11)

(-1,-6),(13,-7)

(-14,-18),(4,17)

(-5,-4),(-7,-1)

(14,2),(-6,-10)

(-5,-2),(-1,11)

(-2,10),(8,-3)

### 1 Answer

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- 10 years ago
The slope is the ratio of the change in the x–coordinates to the change in the y–coordinates.

Slope = (difference in y coordinates)/(difference in x coordinates) = (y2-y1)/(x2-x1)

For the points (0,0) and (-7,11)

Here, Slope = (11-0)/(-7-0)

= -11/7

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