# How do you write the equation of the line that passes through (–1, 5) with a slope of 2 in standard form?

##### 1 Answer

Jul 3, 2016

#y=2x+7#

#### Explanation:

First find the intercept using the equation

#y=mx+c#

Where -

#m=2#

#x=-1#

#y=5#

#mx+c=y#

#2.(-1)+c=5#

#-2+c=5#

#c=5+2=7#

Now you have

write the equation

#y=2x+7#