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Help with Equation of Lines. Indicate the equation of the given line in standard form. The line containing the hypotenuse of right triangle ABC where A(-5, 5), B(1, 1), and C(3, 4) are the vertices.

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    Here is the triangle http://www3.wolframalpha.com/Calculate/MSP/MSP3619f3g38d3ac7dif10000398g189095cf05h7?MSPStoreType=image/gif&s=11&w=300&h=300 As you can see hypotenuse is on (-5,5) and (3,4) (without using the graph,you should look which two points have more distance between them.As this is a right triangle,hypotenuse is the longest line of triangle and we know the two points of the line,therefore line can be calculated.

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