## Algebra and Trigonometry 10th Edition

Find the slope of the line passing through the given points $m=(y2-y1)/(x2-x1)=(8-1)/(3-(-0.5))=7/3.5=2$ y=mx+b (Plug in one point to find b) $8=2(3)+b$ $b=8-6=2$ Hence, y=2x+2