# How do you find the equation of a line that Contains points (4, -1) and (-2, -13)?

May 3, 2018

$y = 2 x - 9$

#### Explanation:

2 different points connect can make a line
assume a line called
$y = a x + b$
$- 1 = 4 a + b$
$- 13 = - 2 a + b$
get $a = 2$
$b = - 9$
so the line is
$y = 2 x - 9$