# 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

y=mx+b
y=4x+2

• Math 8 - help! -

Y=4X + B

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