# How do you find a standard form equation for the line (2,-1) (0,-4)?

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Jul 8, 2016

#### Explanation:

The equation of the straight line is given by:

Where a is the slope and b is the y-intercept.

First start by finding the slope. The slope is determined using the following formula:

0 and -4 is a point on the graph. Use its coordinates to find the y-intercept.

graph{3/2 *x - 4 [-10.54, 9.46, -12.28, -2.28]}