# How do you write the point slope form of the equation given (12,5) and m=-3?

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Mar 20, 2017

#### Explanation:

The point-slope form of the equation of the line is usually written in formula form as

To find a specific line, replace the m with the value for the slope, here m = -3, and the coordinates of the point using the given coordinates,

Usually the brackets are removed and the equation rearranged.

Mar 20, 2017

#### Explanation:

The slope form is:

Since you know one solution to the equation, you can put those

Multiply

Add

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