# How do you write an equation of a line with Slope = -2, passing through (0, - 3)?

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May 24, 2015

The quick answer is

The equation of a line can be expressed as

In your case, the intercept value

Another standard form for the equation of a line is called "point slope" form. In general it looks like this:

where

In your case, we could write:

or more simply: