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Point-Slope Equation of a Line

yy1 = m(xx1), where m is the slope and (x1, y1) is a point on the line. Point-slope is the form used most often when finding the equation of a line.

 

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Eqn of a line, point-slope
Point and Slope:
How to find the equation of a line

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Eqn of a line, two points
Two Points:
How to find the equation of a line

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See also

Slope-intercept, standard form, two intercept, vertical line, horizontal line

 


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Mathwords: Terms and Formulas from Algebra I to Calculus
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