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2-71.

Let and

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Calculate the distance between

and.Plot the points and connect them. Then create a right triangle with segment

as the hypotenuse.

Use the Pythagorean Theorem to calculate the length of segment.Write the equation of the line passing through points

and.1. Determine the slope: rise/run.

2. Substitute a given point and the slope into the point-slope formula.

3. Solve forfor the slope-intercept form.