# How do I find the equation of a linear function that passes through #(1, 7)# and #(2, 9)#?

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Sep 17, 2014

For this type of problem we have 3 distinct steps to follow.

1) Find the slope using the formula

2) Find the y-intercept, **slope** , **one** of the points given in the slope intercept formula,

3) Substitute the slope,

**STEP 1**

**STEP 2**

I will use the

**STEP 3**