# What is the equation of the line with slope # m= -5 # that passes through # (-1,-3) #?

##### 1 Answer

Apr 24, 2018

#### Explanation:

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.

Where

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