# How would you find y=mx+b when given (5,8) and (10, 14)?

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Apr 7, 2015

In general, the slope of a line joining points

For the given values

we have

Using (arbitrarily)

and (not arbitrarily)

The slope-point formula for the line can be written as

We can convert this to slope-intercept form

by dividing both sides by

The slope is