# How do you write an equation of a line given (0,-2), m=4?

##### 1 Answer

Oct 5, 2016

#### Explanation:

Use the point-slope form of a linear equation, because you have all the necessary information for this form. The basic point-slope form is:

where

Simplify the obvious issues to obtain a more properly formatted answer:

As long as the instructions do not require the line to be written in slope-intercept or standard form, you have the answer.