# What is the equation of the line passing through #(1,-4)# and #(4,-1)#?

##### 1 Answer

Nov 12, 2015

#### Explanation:

If you know that a line passes through two points, then that line is unique. If the points are

In your case, we have

Plugging these values into the formula gives

which becomes

Isolating the

**Let's verify:**

our two points satisfy this equation, because the