# Math Help - Slope through two points

1. ## Slope through two points

How do you find slope through two points?

Heres a problem: (2,-4) (6, -2)

Thanks

2. Originally Posted by zachcumer
How do you find slope through two points?

Heres a problem: (2,-4) (6, -2)

Thanks
The slope, $m$, between two points $(x_1,y_1) \mbox{ and } (x_2,y_2)$ is given by:

$m = \frac {\mbox{Rise}}{\mbox{Run}} = \frac {y_2 - y_1}{x_2 - x_1}$

3. ## thanks

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