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Finding Equation of Straight line, given a point and slope

Find the line through (-2,5) with slope -1. The solution of this problem which is given in the attached solution file gives a very clear and easy approach of solving this type of solutions and the students can use this solution as a model to solve other similar problems.

Solution Summary

To find the equation of a straight line when a point and the slope of the line is given, the method is explained using an example with step by step explanation and using the relevant formulas substitutions and simplications.
Using this example students would be able to work out other similar problems at their own efforts with out any difficulty.
The example used to explain the solution steps is: Find the line through (-2,5) with slope -1.