Calculus 8th Edition

Published by Cengage
ISBN 10: 1285740629
ISBN 13: 978-1-28574-062-1

Appendix B - Coordinate Geometry and Lines - B Exercises - Page A15: 22



Work Step by Step

We are told to find the equation of the line that satisfies the following conditions: Passes through the point $(-1,4)$, and has a slope of -3, To find the equation of the line we use point slope form: $y - y_1 = m(x-x_1)$ $x_1 = -1$ $y_1 = 4$ $m=-3$ $y - 4 = 6(x - (-1))$ $y = -3x -3 +4$ $y =-3x +1$
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