Write an equation in point-slope form of the line through point J(–5, 6) with slope –4.

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y=mx+b

6= -4(-5)+b

6= 20+b

b=6 -20

b= -14

y= -4x - 14

answered Jan 10, 2012 by cirej012 (220 points)
edited Jan 10, 2012 by cirej012

y-y1=m(x-x1)

y-6=-4(x-(-5))

 

y-6= -4x - 20

sorry!!! this is the answer because my first answer is being solve using slope-intercept form, i just remember :)

 

answered Jan 10, 2012 by cirej012 (220 points)
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