## Intermediate Algebra: Connecting Concepts through Application

Pick two points: (0,7) and (2,11) Find the slope using ($y_{2}-y_{1})$ $\div$ $(x_{2}-x_{1})$: $(11-7) \div (2-0)$ $=4\div2$ = 2 = m y=mx+b y=2x+b 11=2(2)+b 11=4+b 7=b And so the line is y = 2x+7