# What is the slope of the line passing through the points (-3, 4) and (2, -1)?

**Solution:**

The slope of a line is nothing but the change in y coordinate with respect to the change in x coordinate of that line.

The formula to find the slope is

m = (y_{2} - y_{1})/ (x_{2} - x_{1})

Where (x_{1}, y_{1}) and (x_{2}, y_{2}) are the two points

The two points given are (-3, 4) and (2, -1)

Substituting it in the formula

m = (-1 - 4)/ (2 - (-3))

By further calculation

m = -5/ (2 + 3)

So we get

m = -5/5

m = -1

Therefore, the slope of the line is -1.

## What is the slope of the line passing through the points (-3, 4) and (2, -1)?

**Summary:**

The slope of the line passing through the points (-3, 4) and (2, -1) is -1.

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