# SOLUTION: find an equation of the line having the given slope and containing the given point m=2/3, (1,-6)

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Percentage-and-ratio-word-problems Question 544649: find an equation of the line having the given slope and containing the given point m=2/3, (1,-6)Found 2 solutions by friesr, JBarnum:Answer by friesr(113)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!y=mx+b is the formula - with the point you have, solve for b -- -6=2/3(1) + b b = -20/3 --- y = 2/3x - 20/3 Answer by JBarnum(2044)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!im just reduing it to make it more understandable slope- intercept formula plugged in slope (2/3) plugged in point (1,-6) subtract 2/3 add like terms . rewrite the formula with slope (m) and intercept (b)