# How do you write in point slope form an equation of the line through each pair of points (2,7) and (-4,1)?

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Apr 5, 2015

Two points uniquely identify a line, and the formula we must use is the following: when given two points

Plugging the values

Which can be brought into the standard form:

You can easily check that this is the right solution, because for both points