# How do you write the slope-intercept form of the equation parallel to y = 7x + 2, which passes through the point (1, -3)?

##### 1 Answer
Apr 6, 2016

$y = 7 x - 10$

#### Explanation:

Consider :$\text{ } y = 7 x + c$............(1)

For the point $\left(x , y\right) \to \left(1 - 3\right)$

Equation (1) becomes

$- 3 = 7 \left(1\right) + c$

Subtract 7 from both sides

$- 10 = c$

So equation (1) $\to y = 7 x - 10$