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Find the equation of the line that passes through the points ( 8, - 15 )and(-2,5). write the equation in y=mx = b form.

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    slope = (5+15)/(-2-8) = -2

    now you have m=-2
    Use that and one of the points to sub into the equation
    y = mx + b
    find b and you are done.

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