# What is the equation of the line with slope # m=5/9 # that passes through # (-2,-4) #?

##### 1 Answer

Dec 15, 2015

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#### Explanation:

The slope-point form for a line with slope

Replacing the general slope and point coordinates with the given values:

we get

or

If you want this in "standard form"

Multiply both sides by

Subtract

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