# Thread: slopes and equations

1. ## slopes and equations

use points 2,0 and 0,5 calculate the slope and write the equation of the line

2. Originally Posted by tamzania
use points 2,0 and 0,5 calculate the slope and write the equation of the line
If line passes through (x1, y1) and (x2, y2), then the equation of the line is:

$\dfrac{x-x_1}{x_2-x_1} \ = \ \dfrac{y-y_1}{y_2-y_1}$

Now continue....

3. Originally Posted by tamzania
use points 2,0 and 0,5 calculate the slope and write the equation of the line
Oh...you forgot to show what you got...so we can't tell if you're correct or not...

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