# SOLUTION: Write the slope intercept form of the equation of the line that passes through (-2, -3) and (2, -5).

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Linear-equations Question 380304: Write the slope intercept form of the equation of the line that passes through (-2, -3) and (2, -5).Answer by ewatrrr(10682)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! ``` Hi, Using the point-slope formula, to determine the slope Points (-2, -3) and (2, -5) m = -5 - (-3) / 2 - (-2) = -2/4 = -(1/2) the standard slope-intercept form for an equation of a line: y = mx + b where m is the slope and b the y-intercept m = -(1/2) y = -(1/2)x + b Using ordered pair pt(2,-5) to solve for b -5 = -1 = b -4 = b y = -(1/2)x -4 pt(0,-4) the y intercept ```