# How do you write an equation in standard form given a line that passes through (-6,-3), with m=-1/2?

##### 1 Answer

May 28, 2015

Given that the required line passes through

we can first write the line's equation in slope-point form

and then convert this to standard form

**Slope-Point Form**

For a slope of

With the given values this becomes

**Standard Form**

Assuming the standard form for a linear equation is

we can re-arrange our slope-point solution: