Write the equation of the line that passes through (-2,6) and (-4,-10). Give the answer in general form.

I've already done this:

-10 - 6

-4-(-2)

= -16/-2 = 8

But what do I do next?

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Write the equation of the line that passes through (-2,6) and (-4,-10). Give the answer in general form.

I've already done this:

-10 - 6

-4-(-2)

= -16/-2 = 8

But what do I do next?

I've already done this:

-10 - 6

-4-(-2)

= -16/-2 = 8

But what do I do next?

- bellerum23
**Posts:**16**Joined:**Thu Oct 24, 2013 5:13 pm

bellerum23 wrote:Write the equation of the line that passes through (-2,6) and (-4,-10). Give the answer in general form.

I've already done this:

-10 - 6

-4-(-2)

= -16/-2 = 8

But what do I do next?

Put the slope and one of the points (either one) into one of the line equation formulas. They show how here. The point-slope form starts as (y - 6) = 8(x + 2) if you use the first point.

- theshadow
**Posts:**92**Joined:**Sun Feb 22, 2009 11:12 pm

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