Math 8 - help!

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Write the equation of the line that passes through the points (1,6) and (-1,-2)

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  • Math 8 - help! -

    First use y2-y1/x2-x1

    -2-6/-1-1
    -8/-2
    m= 4

    use (1,6) m=4 to substitute into the variables
    y=mx+b
    6=4(1)+b
    6=4+b
    2=b

    write your equation
    y=mx+b
    y=4x+2

  • Math 8 - help! -

    Y=4X + B

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