Posted by **Pam** on Friday, September 13, 2013 at 11:07pm.

What is an equation of the line having the given slope and containing the given point

M = -8,(4,6)

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**Jai**, Friday, September 13, 2013 at 11:16pm
Recall the point-slope form of an equation:

y - y1 = m(x - x1)

where

m = slope

(x1, y1) = point on the line

Substituting,

y - 6 = -8(x - 4)

y - 6 = -8x + 32

y = -8x + 38 (slope-intercept form), or

8x + y = 38 (standard form), or

8x + y - 38 = 0 (general form)

Hope this helps~ :3

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