Algebra

Write an equation for the line through (-3,2) and (6,1)

y(x)=

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  1. The slope is m = (1-2)/(6-(-3)) = -1/9

    The equation is therefore
    y = -(x/9) + b

    Use the coordinates of either point to get the constant b.

    2 = (3/9) + b
    b = 5/3

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