# How do you write an equation of the line with slope=5 passing through point (-8,2) in standard form?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 13, 2018

#### Explanation:

use point slope form first, because you are given a point and a slope:

which is:

Then convert to slope intercept form by distributing the 5 and adding over the 2:

Then subtract the y and 42 to the opposite sides to convert it to standard form: