# How do you write the equation in point slope form passing through (-5, -2) and parallel to the line whose equation is #y=-3x+4#?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 3, 2018

#### Explanation:

because the new line is parallel, it will have the same slope as the original equation.

slope

we know the slope and a point, so we can use the point slope formula:

and m is the slope

plug the values in