The Point-Slope Formula
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Point-Slope Formula

Use the point-slope formula above to solve the problem below.

Given:Two points, (-6,-1) and (6,-19).
  
Find:The equation of the line, in slope-intercept form [y = mx + b], that contains the given points.

    y = x +