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anonymous
 one year ago
Indicate in standard form the equation of the line passing through the given points.
E(2, 2), F(5, 1)
anonymous
 one year ago
Indicate in standard form the equation of the line passing through the given points. E(2, 2), F(5, 1)

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texaschic101
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1first we find the slope by using the slope formula... slope(m) = (y2  y1) / (x2  x1) (2,2)...x1 = 2 and y1 = 2 (5,1)...x2 = 5 and y2 = 1 now we sub slope(m) = (1 2) / (5  (2) slope(m) = (1) / (5 + 2) slope(m) = 1/7 now we use y = mx + b slope(m) = 1/7 use either of your points....(2,2)....x = 2 and y = 2 now we sub 2 = 1/7(2) + b 2 = 2/7 + b 2  2/7 = b 14/7  2/7 = b 12/7 = b so your equation is : y = 1/7x + 12/7.....but we need it in standard form Ax + By = C y = 1/7x + 12/7  add 1/7 to both sides 1/7x + y = 12/7  cannot have fractions, so we will multiply everything by 7 x + 7y = 12
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