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Question 396991
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find an equation of the line containing the points (-5,-2) and (-13,-7)
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find an equation of the line containing the points (-5,-2) and (-13,-7)
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slope = (-7--2)/(-13--5) = -5/-8 = 5/8
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Form: y = mx+b
-2 = (5/8)(-5)+b
-2 = -25/8 + b
b = -16/8+25/8
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b = 9/8
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Equation:
y = (5/8)x+(9/8)
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Cheers,
Stan H.
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