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I NEED HELP.please does anybody know the answer to this? Write an equation of the line, in point-slope form, that passes through the two given points. points: (–17, 8), (3, —2)

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    First you're gonna need to find the slope. Do you know how to do that?

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    y2-y1/x2-x1 ?

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    Yep

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  4. whadduptori Group Title
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    i get -10/20

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    Yep, which simplifies to -1/2 now, point slope form looks like this: y-y1=m(x-x1) M=slope (x1, y1)= one of the points you wanna use

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    so is the answer (y-8)=-1/2 (x+17)

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    Correct

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    ahh thank you so much!!

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    You're welcome

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