Posted by **Tash** on Monday, February 18, 2013 at 4:12pm.

Graph the line with slope 2 passing through the point (-5,4)

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**bobpursley**, Monday, February 18, 2013 at 4:29pm
for a second point, you know y goes up 2 for every x. So add 6 to x, y should increase by 12. (1,16)

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**Tash**, Monday, February 18, 2013 at 5:08pm
I don't get it!!

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**JJ**, Monday, February 18, 2013 at 6:09pm
Here is another way to think about it.

You could write the equation of the line first in y = mx+b

You substitue:

4 = 2(-5) + b

4 +10 = b

14 = b

y = 2x + 14

Now let x = some values and solve for y and you will have the points you need to graph the line.

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