# How do you write an equation in standard form for a line which passes through (-2,7) m= -4?

Apr 21, 2018

$y = - 4 x - 1$

#### Explanation:

General equation is

$\text{ } y = m x + c$

Line passes through $\left(- 2 , 7\right)$, so $c = - 1$.

So equation is

$\text{ } y = - 4 x - 1$