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 PAGE: 236 SET: Exercises PROBLEM: 59

The line passes through the points are and .

Find the slope.

.

(Formula for slope)

(Substitute and )

(Simplify)

Therefore, the slope is .

Find -intercept.

Consider the point .

(Slope intercept form)

(Substitute and )

(Multiply)

(Apply additive inverse property : )

Therefore, the -intercept is .

Find the equation in slope–intercept form.

(Slope intercept form)

(Substitute and )

(Simplify)

Therefore, the line equation in slope–intercept form is .

The line equation in slope–intercept form is .

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