# What is the slope intercept form of the line with a slope of #-3/5 # that passes through # (-1,0) #?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 19, 2016

# y = -3/5 x - 3/5#

#### Explanation:

To find the equation of a line given m and ( a , b ) a point on the line.

y - b = m(x - a ) , m =

#- 3/5 , ( a , b ) = ( - 1 , 0 ) # ie y - 0 =

#-3/5 (x + 1 )#

# rArr y = -3/5 x - 3/5 #