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Write the standard form of the line that passes through the given points. Include your work in your final answer. Type your answer in the box provided or use the upload option to submit your solution.

(6, 1) and (5, 4)

 Sep 6, 2017
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(6,1)   (5,4)

 

Find the slope

 

[ 4 - 1 ] / [ 5 - 6 ]   =   3 / -1  =  -3

 

So....using  (6, 1)  we have

 

y =  -3 (x - 6)  + 1      simplify

 

y =  -3x +  18  + 1

 

y = -3x +  19         add 3x to both sides

 

In standard form we have    3x + y  =  19

 

 

cool cool cool

 Sep 6, 2017
edited by CPhill  Sep 6, 2017

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