Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 5 - Linear Functions - Chapter Test: 3

Answer

$y-1=\frac{1}{3}(x-5)$

Work Step by Step

The point-slope form of an equation of a non-vertical line with slope $m$ and through point $(x_1,y_1)$ is $y-y_1=m(x-x_1)$. We plug in $5$ for $x_1$, $1$ for $y_1$, and $\frac{1}{3}$ for $m$ to get the equation: $y-1=\frac{1}{3}(x-5)$
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