Find the equation of the line in slope-intercept form containing the points (6, -1) and (-3, 2).
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So (y2-y1)/(x2-x1) = (-1-2)/(6-(-3)) = ?
It is always a good idea to write down the two points one on top of the other, as @pooja195 suggested earlier.
This way, it's easier to figure out the numbers without making a mistake.
Excellent, so that's your slope, 1/-3 is the same as -1/3.
Now use the point slope form to get the equation.
You can use P1=(x1,y1)=(-3,2) as your point, and slope is a=-1/3.
The equation is then
(y-y1) = a(x-x1)
y= 1/3 x-1?
You are close, but got signs wrong somewhere.
That's it, excellent!
Is everything clear?
yes thank you so much!!
You're welcome! @pooja195 started you off with the right foot!