# How do you write an equation going through points (-5, 1) (0, -2)?

##### 1 Answer

May 31, 2016

The standard form of the equation would be

#### Explanation:

The formula for the slope of a line based upon two coordinate points is

For the coordinate points

The slope is

The point slope formula would be written as

The slope-intercept form of the equation of the line is

The standard form of the equation would be