# How do you write an equation in point slope form that passes through (4,9) , (-2,-6)?

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Jun 7, 2015

Equation of the line: y = ax + b. Find a and b by witing that the line passing at points (4, 9) and (-2, -6)

(1) 9 = 4a + b

(2) -6 = -2a + b.

Make (1) - (2) --> 15 = 6a ->

--> b = 9 - 4a = 9 - 10 = -1.

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