# How do you write an equation in point-slope form for the given (−2, −7) m = 1 ?

##### 1 Answer

Sep 6, 2015

#### Explanation:

For a point

the slope point form of the linear equation is

For the given values, this is (by direct substitution)

Note: It is tempting to simplify this as

or even

but neither of those are (technically) in point-slope form.