# What is the slope intercept form of the line with a slope of #-1 # that passes through # (-5,7) #?

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Oct 2, 2017

#### Answer:

See a solution process below:

#### Explanation:

The slope-intercept form of a linear equation is:

Where

In the problem we are given:

Substituting this into the formula gives:

Next, we can substitute the values from the point in the problem for

Substituting this result into the formula gives: