# What is the equation of the line that goes through #(-1, -5)# and #(0, 5)#?

##### 1 Answer

Sep 24, 2016

#### Explanation:

The equation of a straight line can be written in the form

With

First we find the gradient, using the equation

Rise is the difference in the two

Run is the difference between the two

Now we substitute in the known values into

Which is;

Therefore the full equation, in the form