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Find the equation of the line that passes through the points (-2,1) and (-3,3). Write your answer in the form  y = mx + b.

 May 6, 2021
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\(\text{slope} = m = \frac{3 - 1}{-3 - (-2)} = -2\)

 

Plug in one of the points, such as (-2, 1).

 

\(y=mx+b\)

 

\(1 = -2(-2) + b\)

 

\(-3= b\)

 

Therefore, the equation is \(\boxed{y = -2x -3}\).

 May 6, 2021

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