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okay, im in algebra one and i have two ordered pairs (-3, 5)and (9, 1). i have to put them into point-slope form. help, please?-

 Oct 1, 2020
edited by Guest  Oct 1, 2020
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his is kinda basic but,,

okay, im in algebra one and i have two ordered pairs (-3, 5)and (9, 1). i have to put them into point-slope form. help, please?-

 

Hi Guest!

 

\(m=\frac{y_2-y_1}{x_2-x_1}\color{black}=\frac{1-5}{9+3}\)

\(m=-\frac{1}{3}\)

\(y=m(x-x_2)+y_2\)

\(y=-\frac{1}{3}(x-9)+1\)

\(y=-\frac{1}{3}x+4\)

laugh  !

 Oct 1, 2020
edited by asinus  Oct 1, 2020
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Point slope form....Pick either of the points

9,1          slope = -1/3 from asinus' answer

y-1 = -1/3 ( x -9)

 Oct 2, 2020

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