need help finding line through (9, 8) with m = -1

runlemmingsrun

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Please find the equation for :

A line that passes through (9,8) and has a slope of -1.


thanks
 

skeeter

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use the point-slope form of a linear equation ...
\(\displaystyle y - y_1 = m(x - x_1)\)

where ...
\(\displaystyle (x_1, y_1) = (9, 8)\)
\(\displaystyle m = -1\)
 
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