Posted by **algebra** on Sunday, December 20, 2009 at 2:40pm.

(2,4) and (6,6) what is the equation of the line y=

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**Marth**, Sunday, December 20, 2009 at 2:46pm
Find the slope, m = (y2-y1)/(x2-x1).

Then use the equation y - y1 = m(x - x1) with either point to find the equation of the line.

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**algebra**, Sunday, December 20, 2009 at 2:48pm
so what is y= then?

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**algebra**, Sunday, December 20, 2009 at 3:19pm
it also says im supposed tp find an equation of the line containing the given pair of points?

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**Damon**, Sunday, December 20, 2009 at 4:11pm
Marth actually told you a way to do it

slope = m = (6-4)/(6-2) = 2/4 = 1/2

so

y - y1 = m(x - x1)

y - 4 = (1/2)(x-2)

2y - 8 = x - 2

2y = x + 6

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**lisa**, Friday, February 19, 2010 at 11:31pm
a drop from 100 to 50 is 50. a rise 50 to 100. will the percent of decrease and the percent of increase be the same.

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