Write the linear function for the line with slope 5/2 that passes through the point (2, -2) and graph the function. please help me solve this problem. thanks

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Write the linear function with slope `5/2` that passes through the point (2,-2).

We use the point-slope equation: given point `(x_1,y_1)` and slope `m` , the equation for the line is `y-y_1=m(x-x_1)` .

Thus `y-(-2)=5/2(x-2)` or `y=5/2x-7`

The graph is a straight line, y-intercept -7, with slope `5/2`

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