# What is the equation of the line passing through #(5,12)# and #(14,2)#?

##### 1 Answer

Nov 18, 2015

#### Explanation:

Assumption: Strait line passing through given points!

The left most point

Standard form equation:

Where m is the gradient.

Let

Then

As the gradient (m) is negative then the line 'slopes' downward from left to right.

Substitute value of

So