# What is the equation of the line between #(3,-13)# and #(-7,1)#?

##### 2 Answers

#### Explanation:

When you know the coordinates of two points

Plug your values to get

Multiply both sides by

Subtract

Over the top detail given so that you can see where everything comes from.

#### Explanation:

Using the gradient (slope)

Reading left to right on the x-axis.

Set point 1 as

Set point 2 as

In reading this we 'travel' from

We may choose any of the two:

Add 5 to both sides

Divide both sides by 5

Now using generic