



 
Laurie, The point slope form is
where the point you are given is (x_{1}, y_{1}) and the slope is m. Substitute your point and slope to obtain the equation is point slope form. Once you have the equation in point slope form you can manipulate the equation to put it is slope intercept form
Here is an example. Suppose that the line in point slope form is
Expand the right side to obtain
Add 4 to each side and the equation becomes
I hope this helps,  


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