# What is the equation of the line passing through #(96,72)# and #(19,4)#?

##### 3 Answers

The slope is 0.88311688312.

#### Explanation:

Label your ordered pairs.

(96, 72)

(19, 4)

Plug-in your variables.

-68/-77 =

Two negatives make a positive, so:

0.88311688312 =

#### Explanation:

Recall;

Inputing the values..

The new equation is;

Inputing their values..

Cross multiplying..

Collecting like terms..

Dividing through by

Point-slope form:

Slope-intercept form:

Standard form:

#### Explanation:

First determine the slope using the slope formula and the two points.

where

I'm going to use

Now use the slope and one of the points to write the equation in point-slope form:

where:

I'm going to use

Solve the point-slope form for

where:

Add

Expand.

Multiply

You can convert the slope-intercept form to the standard form:

Multiply both sides by

Subtract

Multiply both sides by

graph{68x-77y=984 [-10, 10, -5, 5]}