# How do you write an equation for the line in slope intercept form that is parallel to the given line and that passes through the given point y = x – 5; (–2, –16)?

##### 1 Answer

Aug 12, 2017

**The equaion of line in slope intercept form is**

#### Explanation:

Parallel lines have equal slope. The slope of the line

is

So the slope of the asked line is also

Let the equaion of the line is

The line passes through

the equation

Hence the equaion of line is