# How do you find the point-slope form of the equation of the line passing through the points (–1, –3) and (4, 1)?

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Mar 30, 2015

Slope equals change in

or stated equivalently

For this example

The slope point formula is

and we may use either of the given points for (x_0,y_0)

Suppose we choose

Then the slope-point formula is

simplifying:

or