# What is the equation of the line passing through #(5,4)# and #(-9,-2)#?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 9, 2016

The equation of the straight line is :

#### Explanation:

Let

and

First find the slope of the line, using the formula :

Now using the point-slope form of a straight line :

On simplifying, we get,

graph{3/7*(x-5) +4 [-10, 10, -5, 5]}