Find the slope of a line which passes through (-5, -2) and
(6,-9)

__Solution__
x

_{1 }= -5, y_{1 }=-2, x_{2 }= 6, y_{2 }= -9
m
=

__y2 –y1___{}_{ }x2 – x1

m
=

__-9 –(-2)__
6 –(-5)

m
=

__-9 + 2__
6 + 5

m
=

__- 7__
11

__Hence the slope is -7/11__