# How do you write the equation of the line containing the point (4, 1) with the slope m = -1/2?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 3, 2017

#### Explanation:

Use the point slope formula:

We are given

Plugging this information into the point-slope formula we get:

We can write the equation above in

graph{-1/2x+3 [-7.46, 12.54, -1.72, 8.28]}