What is the equation in point-slope form of the line passing through (4, 0) and (2, 6)?
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@KeithAfasCalcLover can you help?
I might :)
So you know \(y=mx+b\). Here you see that you have two points \(P_1(4,0)\) And \(P_2(2,6)\). Have you been introduced to the formula for slope?
A.y = 4x – 2
B. y = 2x – 4
C. y = –3(x – 4)
D. y = 3(x + 4)
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yes I have @KeithAfasCalcLover
Yeah so you know that the slope, \(m\) is
And so we know that the slop here is:
So we know we have the equation
\[y=-3x+b\] we just need to know our \(b\) which we can find out by substituting a point:
So we can sub in the first or second, your pick ;)
okay now what?
Well its up to you, want to sub in the first or second point? doesn't matter really!