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Complete the equation of the line through (-6,-5) and (-4,-4).

 

 Apr 16, 2020
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Given two points, find the slope:

m  =  ( y2 - y1 ) / ( x2 - x1 )

m  =  ( -4 - -5 ) / ( -4 - -6 )  =  1 / 2

 

Use the point-slope form:

y - y1  =  m( x - x1 )

y - -5  =  ½( x - -6 )

y + 5  =  ½( x + 6 )

y + 5  =  ½x + 3

      y  =  ½x - 2

 Apr 16, 2020

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