### Home > CC4 > Chapter 5 > Lesson 5.2.1 > Problem 5-48

5-48.

For the line passing through the points (−2, 1) and (2, −11): Homework Help ✎

Calculate the slope of the line.

Write the equation of the line.

−3

Use the slope and one of the (*x*, *y*) points you are given to solve for '*b*' in the equation *y = mx + b*.

*y* = −3*x* − 5