# If a line passes through the points (1, 3) and (0, 0), what is the equation of the line?

##### 1 Answer

May 10, 2017

#### Explanation:

Use the slope formula to first determine the slope:

If we let

Now that we know our slope is

We then simplify and write in terms of

Graphically, the equation looks like this: (You can actually interact with the graph with your mouse and you'll see that the line does in fact go through the points