# How do you write an equation in point-slope form for the given (0, 7) with a slope of –5?

Aug 30, 2015

y = 7 - 5x

#### Explanation:

Point (0, 7)

Slope - 5

Equation

$y - {y}_{1} = m \left(x - {x}_{1}\right)$
 x_1 = 0 ; y_1 = 7

y - 7 = - 5 (x - 0)
y - 7 = - 5x
y = -5x + 7

y = 7 - 5x