## Slope from equation (video)

Let's use the slope formula to find the slope of the line that goes through the points and . Step 1: Identify the values of , , , and . [Show solution] Step 2: Plug in these values to the slope formula
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## How to Find the Slope of an Equation

The slope formula is the vertical change in y divided by the horizontal change in x, sometimes called rise over run. The slope formula uses two points, ( x1, y1) and ( x2, y2 ), to calculate the change in y over the change in x. Slope is a ratio that