Posted by **Johnnie** on Monday, March 16, 2009 at 9:10pm.

Find an equation of the line containing the give pair of points.

(-2, -1), and (-7,-4)

The equation of the line in slope-intercept from is y= what

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**drwls**, Monday, March 16, 2009 at 11:40pm
The slope is

m = (y2-y1)/(x2-x1)

= [-4 -(-1]/[-7-(-2)]

= -3/-5 = 3/5

The equation will be of the form

y = (3/5) x + b

Use the coordinates of either point to solve for b

-1 = (-2)(3/5) + b = -6/5 + b

b = 1/5

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**will**, Sunday, May 29, 2011 at 7:56pm
Give the equation that is parellel to the following lines and passing through the given points:

(Y-6) = 4(X=3) (-2,7)

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**Anonymous**, Sunday, March 11, 2012 at 10:41am
ujjy8i

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**Anonymous**, Sunday, March 11, 2012 at 10:44am
y-6 4x=-24+84

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