# How do you write the equation of a line that passes through (2,5) and has an intercept of 3?

##### 1 Answer
Apr 15, 2018

(if a slope of 3) $y = 3 x - 1$

#### Explanation:

$y = m x + b$
$5 = 2 \left(3\right) + b$
$5 = 6 + b$
$b = - 1$
$y = 3 x - 1$