Calculus (3rd Edition)

Published by W. H. Freeman
ISBN 10: 1464125260
ISBN 13: 978-1-46412-526-3

Chapter 1 - Precalculus Review - Chapter Review Exercises - Page 36: 17


$$ y-4=\frac{2}{3}(x+1)$$

Work Step by Step

The slope is given by $$ m=\frac{6-4}{2-(-1)}=\frac{2}{3}$$ The equation of a line in point-slope form is: $y-y_1=m(x-x_1)$ Thus, the equation of the line is given by $$ y-4=\frac{2}{3}(x-(-1))=\frac{2}{3}(x+1)$$
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