# SOLUTION: What is the x intercept of the graph of the line that passes through the points (1,-15)and (2,-2)

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Linear-equations Question 596424: What is the x intercept of the graph of the line that passes through the points (1,-15)and (2,-2)Answer by nerdybill(6958)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!What is the x intercept of the graph of the line that passes through the points (1,-15)and (2,-2) . slope = (y2-y1)/(x2-x1) slope = (-2-(-15))/(2-1) slope = (-2+15)/(1) slope = 13 . determine equation of line by plugging in info into "point-slope" form: y - y1 = m(x -x1) y - (-2) = 13(x - 2) y + 2 = 13x - 26 y = 13x - 28 . find x-intercept by setting y to zero: y = 13x - 28 0 = 13x - 28 28 = 13x 28/13 = x . answer: (28/13, 0)