Writing an Equation using Point Slope Form

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How to write an equation given two points using point slope formula

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Questions answered by this video:
  • What is Point Slope Form?
  • How do you write an equation for a line in point-slope form?
  • How do you write a linear equation in point-slope form for the line that goes through the points (-2, -6) and (4, 6)?
  • How do you find the slope between (-2, -6) and (4, 6)?
  • How can you change an equation in point-slope form into slope intercept form?
  • How can you change y - 6 = 2(x - 4) into slope-intercept form?
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    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    This lesson will show you how to find the slope between two points and then how to write a linear equation in point-slope form given two points. This is then changed into slope-intercept form. All steps involved in writing the equation are shown and explained.