Mathematics
Mia9111
2016-04-16 13:20:06
Little help here? Write an equation of the line, in point-slope form, that passes through the two given points. The points are: (-10, 18) (6, -14)
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Katejonessxxx
2016-04-16 18:57:14

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Clifford566
2016-04-16 18:58:29

[latex]f egin{array}{lllll} &x_1&y_1&x_2&y_2\ % (a,b) &({{ -10}}quad ,&{{ 18}})quad % (c,d) &({{ 6}}quad ,&{{ -14}}) end{array} \\\ % slope = m slope = {{ m}}= cfrac{rise}{run} implies cfrac{{{ y_2}}-{{ y_1}}}{{{ x_2}}-{{ x_1}}}implies cfrac{-14-18}{6-(-10)}implies cfrac{-14-18}{6+10}[/latex] and surely you know how much that slope is, thus [latex]f y-{{ y_1}}={{ m}}(x-{{ x_1}})qquad egin{array}{llll} extit{plug in the values for } egin{cases} y_1=18\ x_1=-10\ m=oxed{?} end{cases}\ end{array}\ left. qquad ight. uparrow\ extit{point-slope form}[/latex]

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