# What is the equation of the line passing through #(1,2)# with slope #m= -5 #?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 21, 2018

#### Explanation:

The equation of a line is

We can substitute this into the equation

We are also given the point

This means when

We can use this information to substitute it into our line formula to get

From this we can work out what c would be (by rearranging)