# How do you write an equation in standard form for a line passing through (2,9) and (1,3)?

##### 1 Answer

May 4, 2015

Given two points

The slope can be calculated as

For the points given

this gives

We can then use this slope plus either one of the given points (I'm going to use

to write the equation in slope-point form

or for our values

Standard form for a line is

so we shift some values around to get