   Chapter 1, Problem 7CRQ

Chapter
Section
Textbook Problem

Fill in the blanks.7. a. An equation of the line passing through the point P(x1, y1) and having slope m is ____. This form of an equation of a line is called the ____ ______. b. An equation of the line that has slope m and y-intercept b is ______. It is called the ______ form of an equation of a line.

(a)

To determine

To fill: The equation of line passing through P(x1,y1) and having slope m and the equation and the name of form of equation.

Explanation

Formula to calculate the slope of a line

m=(yy1)(xx1) (1)

Equation of line passing through P(x1,y1) and having slope m is,

m(xx1

(b)

To determine

To fill: The equation of line has slope m and y-intercept b and the name of form of equation.

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