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Find the slope from two points

HOW TO FIND THE SLOPE OF A LINE BETWEEN TWO POINTS

There is a formula for the slope between two points that looks like this:

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

What this means is to find the difference in the y coordinates (that means to subtract the y values), divided by the difference in the x coordinates (subtract the x values)!

Find the slope of the line that passes through (2, 1) and (10, 6).

Simplify your answer and write it as a proper fraction, improper fraction, or integer.

Plug (2, 1) and (10, 6) into the slope formula.

$slope=\frac{change\;in\;y}{change\;in\;x}$

$slope=\frac{6-1}{10-2}$ Plug in (2, 1) and (10, 6)

$slope=\frac{5}{8}$ Subtract

The slope is $\frac{5}{8}$

Find the slope of the line that passes through (1,0) and (9,5).
Simplify your answer and write it as a proper fraction or as a whole or mixed number.
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