# How do you find the slope for (2, -7) (0, -10)?

Subtract the first y-variable from the second y-variable and divide that by the first x-variable subtracted from the second x-variable.

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To find the slope for the points (2, -7) and (0, -10), you use the formula ( m = \frac{{y_2 - y_1}}{{x_2 - x_1}} ). Substituting the coordinates, you get ( m = \frac{{-10 - (-7)}}{{0 - 2}} = \frac{{-3}}{{-2}} = \frac{3}{2} ).

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