# What is the equation of the line with slope # m= -5/6 # that passes through # (-5/12,4/3) #?

##### 1 Answer

Dec 1, 2015

#### Explanation:

Starting with the general "slope-point" form:

for a line with slope

we can insert the given values

to get

Theoretically we could claim that this is the answer but it's ugly, so let's convert it into "standard form" (

We can see by looking at the right side that to clear the denominators we will need to multiply both sides by

Adding