# Algebra

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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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(5-y) / (4-2) = 5

solve for y

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I know that I'm suppose to find the y, but I don't know how.

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(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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