# How do you write an equation in standard form for a line passing through G(4, 6), H(1, 5)?

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May 25, 2015

Take the standard straight line equation y = ax + b and substitute the two given points to find the values of a and b.

G: 6 = a.4 + b

H: 5 = a.1 + b

from H, b = 5 - a

Substitute into G: 6 = 4a + (5 -a)

6 - 5 = 4a -a

1 = 3a

So a =

and b = 4