.A line has the equation y=-2x/3 and passes through the point (2, -8) write the equation for the line in standard form.
2, -8 is not on the line y = 2x/3
it IS on the parallel line y = 2x/3 - 9 1/3 multiply both sides by 3
3y = 2x - 28
-2x + 3y = -28 Is that what you need?