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What equation of the line passes through the points (-2,11) and (5,-3)

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A) = -2+ 3
B) 
= -1/2+ 15 C) = -1/2+ 10 D) = -2+ 15 E) = -2+ 7

These are the answer choices

asked May 4 in ALGEBRA 1 by anonymous

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Calculate the slope,

m = (y_2-y_1)/(x_2-x_1)

    = (-3-11)/(5-(-2))

    =-14/7

    =-2

Calculate the equation of the line,

(y-y_1) = m(x-x_1)

(y-11)=-2(x-(-2))

y-11=-2x-4

y=-2x+7

Option E is correct

answered May 8 by homeworkhelp Mentor

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