# How do you write an equation in point slope form given Point: (5, -9); Slope: 2?

May 27, 2018

Equation in point-slope form is

color(maroon)(y + 9 = 2 * (x - 5)

#### Explanation:

Slope- point form of equation is

$\left(y - {y}_{1}\right) = m \left(x - {x}_{1}\right)$

Given : m = 2, x_1 = 5, y_1 = -9#

$y + 9 = 2 \cdot \left(x - 5\right)$

$2 x - y = 19$