whadduptori
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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CalebBeavers
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First you're gonna need to find the slope. Do you know how to do that?
whadduptori
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y2-y1/x2-x1 ?
CalebBeavers
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Yep
whadduptori
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i get -10/20
CalebBeavers
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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
whadduptori
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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