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    Write an equation in standard form for the line that passes through the
    (-4, -7) AND (-2-6)

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    Quote Originally Posted by ecdino2 View Post
    Write an equation in standard form for the line that passes through the
    (-4, -7) AND (-2-6)

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    1. calculate the slope ...

    m = \frac{y_2-y_1}{x_2-x_1}

    2. using either of the given points and the calculated slope, write a linear equation in point-slope form ...

    y - y_1 = m(x - x_1)

    3. convert the point-slope equation to standard form with integer coefficients ...

    Ax + By = C<br />
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