Write an equation in slope-intercept form for the line that has a slope of 2 passes throught (1,-5)

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The slope-intercept form of a linear equation is:

y=mx+b

where m is the slope and b is the y intercept.

Substitute 2 for m, -5 for y and 1 for x

-5=2(1)+b

b=-5-2=-7

Thus the equation is y=2x-7

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