Posted by **Nancy** on Sunday, December 19, 2010 at 1:07am.

Find the slope, if it exists, of the line containing the pair of points

(9,1) and (10,-7)

The slope m = __

or the slop is undefined

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**TutorCat**, Sunday, December 19, 2010 at 1:12am
m=(y1-y2)/(x1-x2)

does not exist if the denominator = 0

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**Nancy**, Sunday, December 19, 2010 at 2:33am
Thank you, I could not remember the formula to use.

this is what I got:

M = 1 + 7/ 9 - 10 = 8/-1

I'm still not sure what the slope is.

Thanks in advance for you help.

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**Damon**, Sunday, December 19, 2010 at 7:44am
(1+7)/(9-10)

= 8/-1

= -8

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