# What is the slope of the line that passes through these two points (5,9) (6,7)?

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The following is the formula to find a line's slope:

Changing the values from the problem's points yields:

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The slope of the line passing through the points (5, 9) and (6, 7) can be calculated using the formula:

Slope (m) = (change in y) / (change in x)

Substitute the coordinates into the formula:

m = (7 - 9) / (6 - 5) = (-2) / (1) = -2

Therefore, the slope of the line is -2.

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