# Equation of a straight line

• January 13th 2011, 02:58 AM
yellowFattyBEan
Equation of a straight line
Hi

I need help showing the the equation of a straight line

Attachment 20420

can be expressed as

Attachment 20419

provided that

Attachment 20418 and Attachment 20417
• January 13th 2011, 04:27 AM
snowtea
$\displaystyle P(t) = p_0 + t(p_1 - p_0) = p_0(1-t) + tp_1 = \binom{1}{0}p_0(1-t) + \binom{1}{1}tp_1$
• January 13th 2011, 05:18 AM
yellowFattyBEan
Thanks :)