algebra 1

i know that the slop intercept form is
y-y1=m(x-x1)
i have to write an equation for a line that has a slope of 6 and contains the point (-8,-7) even with the formula i don't now how, HELP!!!!

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asked by lisa
  1. If the slope is 6, then

    (y - y1) = 6 (x - x1)

    Substitute -8 for x1 and -7 for y1 and you will have the equation for the line you want.

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