# What is the equation of the line passing through (5,6) with slope m= 3?

Mar 2, 2018

$y = 3 x - 9$

#### Explanation:

$y = m x + b$

Replace $m$ with $3$

$y = 3 x + b$

Substitute the point $\left(5 , 6\right)$ into the equation to find $b$

$6 = 3 \left(5\right) + b$

$b = - 9$