Hi there can you help me find the equation of the line that has a slope of -4/3 and passes through (-2,5) ?

Thank you!

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- Feb 22nd 2010, 09:56 AMPiratePrincessWriting the equation of the line...
Hi there can you help me find the equation of the line that has a slope of -4/3 and passes through (-2,5) ?

Thank you! - Feb 22nd 2010, 10:12 AMmathemagister
The formula for the equation of a line knowing 2 points and a slope is:

where m is the slope and and are the coordinates of the given point.

Simply substitute:

and clean up if you want. Usually, on AP Calc tests, they recommend you don't waste your time simplifying because they accept this answer. - Feb 22nd 2010, 03:04 PMintegral

Just as a different method (Bow)