# What is the equation of the line the passes through the points (6, 8) and (12, 4)?

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Oct 31, 2015

#### Explanation:

First step is to find the slope.

You do this by using the formula:

You can use the two points you are given. It doesn't mater which points you use first as long as the y goes on the top and the x on the bottom and keep the point together

or

Now that you have the slope you almost completed the equation

Use either points for x and y and solve for b

Plug b in

Or

Plug b in