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    find point and slope

    graph the line with the given point and slop?

    The line through (-2,5) with slope -1.


    need help with this please
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    Quote Originally Posted by fancyface View Post
    graph the line with the given point and slop?

    The line through (-2,5) with slope -1.


    need help with this please
    y - y_1 = m*(x - x_1)

    is the point slope formula

    With that said, you have:

    y - (5) = -1(x - (-2))

    y - 5 = -x - 2

    y = 3 - x

    Graph the line: well that you should be able to do easily. It has a y-intercept of 3 and a slope of -1.
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