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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.

 Nov 14, 2018
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slope formula is m=y2−y1/x2−x1

plug is the variable to get m = 2/5

 

for b it is 

(y−y1)=m⋅(x−x1)

and plug in y1 and x1 to get...

(y−(1))=25⋅(x−(−2))

solve for y which is ...

 

y=9/5+2x/5

 

so the final answer in y = mx + b format is y = 2/5x + 9/5

 Nov 14, 2018

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