# What is the equation of the line passing through #(4,5), (5,7)#?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 6, 2018

Slope-intercept form:

#### Explanation:

Given two points, we can calculate the slope using the formula

So,

Knowing this, we can substitute numbers into slope-intercept form (

Now we simplify:

Subtract 8 from both sides to isolate b:

Now that we have the y-intercept, we can write the equation: