Write an equation in point slope and slope intercept form of a line that passes through the given point and has the given slope m.(If possible please show work)

Guest Jul 13, 2020

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Slope intercept form is y = mx + b m = slope b = y intercept (value when x = 0)

y = -1/2 x + b now put in the point given to calculate 'b'

-4 = -1/2(-3) + b so b = -5 1/2

y = -1/2x - 5 1/2

Point slope form :

y − y1 = m(x − x1) sub in the point given

y - -4 = -1/2(x - -3)

y+4 = -1/2(x+3)

ElectricPavlov Jul 13, 2020