# What is the point-slope form of the line that passes through (-2,1) and (5,6)?

##### 1 Answer

The point-slope formula is

#### Explanation:

First, start with your point-slope formula:

Label your ordered pairs:

Two negatives make a positive, so, this is your equation:

Here's how to solve for

Now, label your ordered pairs as

Now, plug your data into the formula:

5 - - 2 becomes 5 + 2 because two negatives create a positive. Now, the equation is:

Simplify.

Therefore,