How do you write the equation of the line that has a slope of 5 and goes through #(6,3)#?

1 Answer
Nov 17, 2016

Answer:

#y=5x-27#

Explanation:

The general equation of a straight line is #y=mx+c#
Where m is the gradient or slope of the line.
So the line is #y=5x+c#
But this line goes through (6,3) so when x=6, y=3
So #3=5*6+c#
#3=30+c#
#c=-27#
The equation of the line is #y=5x-27#