What is the equation of the line with slope # m= -5 # that passes through # (-1,-3) #?
Since we are provided the slope and a point on the line we can use the equation for point slope form of the equation of a line.
For this situation
Plug in the values
Simplify the signs
Use distributive property to eliminate the parenthesis
Use the additive inverse to isolate the
Simplify the common terms