# How do you write an equation of a line with slope = 2 and contains point (-1 , 4)?

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#### Explanation:

The general format for the point-intercept quation is

Where

Given the slope is

Given

Therefore the equation that has the slope of

Here's a graphical look,

graph{2x+6 [-10, 10, -5, 10]}

See the entire solution process below:

#### Explanation:

We can use the point-slope formula to write an equation for this line. The point-slope formula states:

Where

Substituting the slope and values from the point in the problem gives:

We can solve this equation for

Where