# Precalculus Examples

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Use the formula for the equation of a line to find .

Substitute the value of into the equation.

Substitute the value of into the equation.

Substitute the value of into the equation.

Find the value of .

Rewrite the equation as .

Simplify each term.

Multiply by to get .

Multiply by to get .

Move all terms not containing to the right side of the equation.

Add to both sides of the equation.

Subtract from to get .

Now that the values of (slope) and (y-intercept) are known, substitute them into to find the equation of the line.