# How do you write an equation of a line with point (2,5), slope -2?

##### 2 Answers

May 19, 2018

both answers:

and

are correct.

#### Explanation:

Point slope form of a line is the standard equation:

where

you can convert it to slope intercept form:

so the slope

graph{y=-2x +9 [-17.04, 22.96, -5.36, 14.64]}

May 19, 2018

#### Explanation:

We must assume that the line is a straight line.

The equation of a straight line in slope/point form is:

Where the line has a slope

Here we have a line of slope

is the equation of the line in slope/intercept form.