Posted by **I need help!!** on Sunday, March 11, 2007 at 3:28pm.

On a straight line graph, if the line is going this way \ and the co ordinates that I have are (0,4) and (5,0), then what is the gradient?

How do I work this out please?

The gradient is (y2-y1)/(x2-x1). For your two points, that is

(-4)/5 = -4/5

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