Finding the equation of a line through two points

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Lesson Description:

This is an example of how to find the equation of a line through two points, when the two points contain fractions, with the point slope formula.

Questions answered by this video:
  • How do you write the equation of a line that goes through 2 given points?
  • How do you write the equation of a line containing (1/6, -1/3) and (5/6, 5)?
  • What is the slope formula?
  • How do you use the slope formula to find the slope between two points?
  • How can you use the point-slope formula to write an equation if you have a point and a slope?
  • How do you convert an equation in point-slope form into slope-intercept form?
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    This lesson explains one example problem of how to write the equation of a line that goes through two given points. First, the slope between the two points is found with the slope formula. Then, the points-slope formula is used to write the equation for the line. All steps involved in the process are explained and written out.