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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 form is y=

I 've tried this problem and can not seem to get could please help me.

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    First find the slope, by using y2-y1/x2-x1,and then plug in either one of the ordered pairs into y=mx+b, to find b,the y-intercept. then plug in the slope for m and the y-intercept for b, and youve got it!

  • algebra -

    Duplicate post; answered elsewhere

  • algebra -

    if the line is (1,-3) then will the answer be y=-5x+8

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