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Find an equation in standard form of the line passing through the points (8, -5) and (-6, 2).

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m = slope = [ 2 - (-5) / (-6 - 8)
= 7/14 = 1/2

[ y - (-5) ] / (x -8) = 1/2

2 (y+5) = x-8
2 y + 10 = x - 8

2 y - x = -18

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