# How do you write an equation in point slope form that passes through Point: (1, –7); Slope: -2/3?

##### 2 Answers

Jun 3, 2018

#### Explanation:

Given a point:

and a slope:

Point slope form is:

graph{y+7=-2/3(x-1) [-14.96, 5.04, -8.44, 1.56]}

Jun 3, 2018

See a solution process below:

#### Explanation:

The point-slope form of a linear equation is:

Where

Substituting the information from the problem gives: