# How do you find a standard form equation for the line with (6,2) m=1/2?

Apr 28, 2017

$y = \frac{x}{2} - 1$

#### Explanation:

standard form $y = m x + b$
sub in $\left(x , y\right) = \left(6 , 2\right)$ to find $b$,
$2 = \frac{6}{2} + b$
$2 - 3 = b = - 1$
Therefore,
$y = \frac{x}{2} - 1$