# How do you write an equation in point-slope form of the line that passes through the point (4, -1) and has a slope of -5?

##### 1 Answer

Apr 13, 2018

Here's how I did it:

#### Explanation:

Point-slope form is shown here:

Since we have the value of one point and the slope, we can plug those into the formula:

And we can simplify that to:

Hope this helps!