Elementary Technical Mathematics

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1285199197
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-919-1

Chapter 8 - Section 8.4 - The Equation of a Line - Exercises - Page 315: 49



Work Step by Step

The point-slope form of a line is given as: $$y-y_1=m(x-x_1)$$ We plug in the given point and slope and solve for $y$: $$y+10=-(x-12)\Longrightarrow y=-x+12-10=-x+2 .$$
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