Find the Slope Find the slope of the line passing through the points (-9,-3) and (7,-7)

Math
Find the slope of the line passing through the points and
Slope is equal to the change in over the change in , or rise over run.
The change in is equal to the difference in x-coordinates (also called run), and the change in is equal to the difference in y-coordinates (also called rise).
Substitute in the values of and into the equation to find the slope.
Simplify.
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Simplify the numerator.
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Multiply by .
Add and .
Simplify the denominator.
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Multiply by .
Add and .
Reduce the expression by cancelling the common factors.
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Cancel the common factor of and .
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Factor out of .
Cancel the common factors.
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Factor out of .
Cancel the common factor.
Rewrite the expression.
Move the negative in front of the fraction.
Find the Slope Find the slope of the line passing through the points (-9,-3) and (7,-7)

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