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Q: How do write an equation of a line when given the slope a point of the line?

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Write the equation of a line in slope-intercept form that has a slope of -2 and passes through the point (2, -8).

Parallel straight line equations have the same slope but with different y intercepts

-5

y = 2x - 1

It is: y = 2x-6

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Write the equation of a line in slope-intercept form that has a slope of -2 and passes through the point (2, -8).

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Write an equation in slope-intercept form for the line that passes through the given point and is parallel to the given line (-7,3); x=4

Slope Intercept form is meant for a line, so if you know the slope m in the equation y=mx+b then with a given point say (3,4) and say the slope of the line was 2 then the equation would read y=2x+4.

x = 1 (the line intersects the x-axis at 1, and is parallel to the y-axis)We cannot write the equation on the Slope-intercept form, since the slope of the line is undefined. 1 is the x-coordinate of any point on the given line.

(0,-6) m=-2

If given simply the slope of a line and a point through which it passes, and then told to find the equation of the line, one of the easiest ways of doing so is to use the point-slope formula.

If given simply the slope of a line and a point through which it passes, and then told to find the equation of the line, one of the easiest ways of doing so is to use the point-slope formula.

If given simply the slope of a line and a point through which it passes, and then told to find the equation of the line, one of the easiest ways of doing so is to use the point-slope formula.

Write the equation in slope-intercept form of the line that has a slope of 2 and contains the point (1, 1).

Yes, I could, if I knew the slope of the line given.

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