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    help please and thankyou!

    how do I write the eq'n of the lines passing through the following two points?

    (3,8) and (-4,7)
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    Re: help please and thankyou!

    use the slope formula to find the slope between the two points, then use the point-slope form of a linear equation.
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    Re: help please and thankyou!

    what is the point-slope form?

    I know how to find the slope (m= y2-y1/x2-x1)
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    Re: help please and thankyou!

    Quote Originally Posted by cheers View Post
    what is the point-slope form?
    should be in your text and in your notes ...

    y - y_1 = m(x - x_1)
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