Algebra 1

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Chapter 5 - Linear Functions - 5-4 Point-Slope Form - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 316: 8

Answer

$y+4=6(x-3)$

Work Step by Step

The point-slope form of an equation of a non-vertical line with slope $m$ and through point $(x_1,y_1)$ is $y-y_1=m(x-x_1)$ We plug in $3$ for $x_1$, $-4$ for $y_1$, and $6$ for $m$ to get the equation: $y-(-4)=6(x-3)$ We simplify: $y+4=6(x-3)$

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