1. ## equation

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

Thanks

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

Thanks
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
$