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Find an equation that passes through the points (3,-2) and (-1,-4)

 Jan 14, 2020
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Here is an equation of a LINE that passes through them

   find the slope

 (y2-y1)/(x2-x1)       note that it does not matter which point you choose as   x1,y1   or  x2,y2

 

(-4- -2) / (-1 - 3) =  -2/-4 = 1/2 = m

 

point slope form   would be:

 

(y+4) = 1/2 (x+1)   

 
 Jan 14, 2020

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