# How do you write an equation in point-slope form for the given (–1, –3) and (4, 1)?

##### 1 Answer

Jul 22, 2015

Calculate the slope of a line joining the two points, then insert this slope and one of the points into the general slope-point form to give:

#### Explanation:

**Part 1: Determine the slope**

**Part 2: Insert this slope and point #(4,1)# into the general slope-point form**

general form:

With the derived and given values