# How do you write an equation given points (5,7), (6,8)?

##### 1 Answer

Nov 13, 2016

#### Explanation:

First, find the slope of the line using slope formula:

Where

Next, pick a set of coordinate points and plug them into point slope form:

And the slope of

If you use

Distribute the one throughout the set of parenthesis

Add

If you were to use the other set of coordinate points, the equation should be the same:

If you use

Distribute the one throughout the set of parenthesis

Add