## Algebra 2 Common Core

Calculate slope: $m=\frac{rise}{run}=\frac{1}{-2}=-\frac{1}{2}$ Select a point (looking at the answer choices use the point that has a y of 2: $(-2,2)$ Plug the point and slope into the point-slope formula $y-y_{1}=m(x-x_{1})$ $y-2=-\frac{1}{2}(x+2)$