# What is the slope intercept form of the line passing through #(12,7) # with a slope of #-1/5 #?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 23, 2016

#### Explanation:

Given

Slope

Point

The slope-point form of the line given slope

Let us plug in the given values

Remember this is not what we need. We need the equation to be in slope intercept form.

The slope intercept form :

We now have to simplify our equation from slope point form to get our answer.

Adding 7 to both the side