# What is the equation of the line with slope  m= 12/11  that passes through  (-3,-8) ?

May 16, 2018

use point slope formula y-y1= m(x-x1):
point slope form:y+8=$\frac{12}{11}$ (x+3)
solve for y to get in slope intercept form:
slope intercept form:y=$\frac{12}{11}$x -$\frac{52}{11}$

#### Explanation:

If you're still confused you substitute your y value(-8) for y1 and your x value(-3) for x1 and your slope($\frac{12}{11}$ ) for m in the point slope formula.

y- (-8)=$\frac{12}{11}$(x- (-3)) which is: y+8=$\frac{12}{11}$ (x+3)