Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321785045
ISBN 13: 978-0-32178-504-6

Chapter 3 - Section 3.5 - Equations of Lines - Exercise Set: 60



Work Step by Step

The slope is: $m=\frac{-3-(-8)}{-4-2}$ $m=\frac{5}{-6}$ Now substitute an ordered pair and the slope into point slope form: $y+8=\frac{-5}{6}(x-2)$ $y+\frac{5}{6}x=\frac{10}{6}-8$ $y+\frac{5}{6}x=\frac{-38}{6}$
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