Posted by **Lee** on Sunday, January 29, 2012 at 3:52pm.

Find the value of y so that the line passing through the two point has the given slope.

(2,y) (4,5) m=5 (m=slope)

how do you do this?

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**Damon**, Sunday, January 29, 2012 at 3:55pm
(5-y) / (4-2) = 5

solve for y

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**Lee**, Sunday, January 29, 2012 at 3:56pm
I know that I'm suppose to find the y, but I don't know how.

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**Damon**, Sunday, January 29, 2012 at 4:10pm
(5-y) / 2 = 5

multiply both sides by 2

5 - y = 10

subtract 5 from both sides

-y = 5

multiply both sides by -1

y = -5

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