What is the equation in point-slope form and slope intercept form of the line given slope 1-/4, (7, -5)?

May 9, 2015

Form of the line equation having$- \frac{1}{4}$ as slope

$y = - \frac{x}{4} + b .$

Find b by writing line passes at point (7, -5):

$- 5 = - \frac{7}{4} + b \to b = \frac{7}{4} - 5 = - \frac{13}{4.}$

$y = - \frac{x}{4} - \frac{13}{4}$