Precalculus (6th Edition) Blitzer

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ISBN 10: 0-13446-914-3
ISBN 13: 978-0-13446-914-0

Chapter 6 - Cumulative Review Exercises - Page 801: 19



Work Step by Step

Step 1. Using the given two points, we can get the slope as $m=\frac{5-(-1)}{-8-4}=-\frac{1}{2}$ Step 2. Write the line in point-slope form as $y+1=-\frac{1}{2}(x-4)$ Step 3. Rewrite the above in slope-intercept form as $y=-\frac{1}{2}x+1$
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