# How do you write the equation of a line that passes through (4,-3) and has a slope of -3/4?

##### 1 Answer

Dec 3, 2016

#### Explanation:

where:

the slope is already given (

All that remains is to find the y-intercept.

To find the y-intercept, we use the coordinates of a point which we know lies on the line. Such a point was also given

Since the y-intercept is 0, the equation of the line is