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Find the equation of the line that contains the points (2,1) and (6,-3). Write the equation in the form y=mx+b and identify m and b

 Aug 17, 2020
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Find the slope   (y1-y2) / (x1-x2)    =   -1

 

   y = -1 (x ) + b    put in one of the points to calculate 'b'

   1 = -1(2) + b

   1 = -2 + b

   b = 3

 

y = -x +3

 Aug 17, 2020

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