# How do you write an equation with slope -2 that passes through the point (1, 5) ?

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#### Explanation:

**Point-slope form** of a line with slope

For the given values:

This can be converted to other forms:

**slope-intercept form**:

or

**standard form**:

#### Explanation:

Use the formula

Your slope is

Get your two points that you already have and substitute them into the equation, then expand the brackets to get your final answer.