# How do you write the equation in point slope form given (-2,-8) and slope 5/6?

##### 2 Answers

#### Explanation:

Given a point

the slope-point form may be written as:

or (equivalently)

Substituting

we get

or

Warning: Check with your instructor; he/she may want the factors left in explicit point form, namely:

**The equation of the line is**

#### Explanation:

Let the equation of the line be

The point

The equation of the line is