Posted by **muff** on Saturday, November 28, 2009 at 11:00am.

Find an equation of the line containing the given pair of points

(1/4,-1/2) and (3/4,6)What is the equation of the line y=? Any and all help will be appreciated. Thanks

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**DrBob222**, Saturday, November 28, 2009 at 11:30am
Use the points given to find the slope.

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

Then the straight line formula is

y = mx + b. Plug in one set of points, along with m you just determined, and solve for b.

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**muff**, Saturday, November 28, 2009 at 12:21pm
Im still not understanding

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