# How do you write an equation in standard form given (-2, 7) m=-4?

##### 1 Answer

Jul 16, 2016

#y=-4x-1#

#### Explanation:

The Standard form of the equation is

#y=mx+c#

In the problem#x=-2; y=7 and m = -4#

We shall find

#mx+c=y#

#-4(-2)+c=7#

#8+c=7#

#c=7-8=-1#

The equation is -

[Substitute

#y=-4x-1#