# How do you write the equation in slope intercept form given (2,7) and (-4,1)?

##### 1 Answer

See the entire solution process below:

#### Explanation:

First, determine the slope of the line. The slope can be found by using the formula:

Where

Substituting the values from the points in the problem gives:

The slope-intercept form of a linear equation is:

Where

We can substitute the slope we calculated and one of the points from the problem for

We can now substitute the slope and y-intercept we calculated into the formula: