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Find the equation of the line passing through the points $(-2,-17)$ and \((5,-7)\). Give your answer in "$y = mx + b$" form.

 Jan 16, 2022
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 y = mx + b      find m = slope = (y1-y2) / (x1-x2)  

 

then use this value of m  in the equation with either of the points substituted for x and y to calculate the vlue of 'b'

 Jan 16, 2022

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