# How do you write the equation of the line that has contains the point (5, -4) and has a slope of 5?

##### 1 Answer

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#### Explanation:

We can use the point-slope formula to determine the equation of the line in this problem.

The point-slope formula states:

Where

Substituting the slope and point from the problem gives:

We can put this in the more familiar slope-intercept form by solving for