# How do you write the equation for the vertical line passing through (5, 8)?

May 19, 2016

For this line through this point the equation will be

$x = 5$

#### Explanation:

Vertical lines are always defined by the value of $x$ where the line intercepts the $x$ axis.

All of the points of a vertical line will have the same $x$ value

For this line through this point the equation will be

$x = 5$