# How do you find the slope and y intercept for #(y + 3) = 5(x - 2)#?

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Jun 3, 2015

The general equation for a straight line is y = mx+c

where m is the slope and c is the intercept. So, the key is to convert every equation to the same form to determine the slope and intercept.

So, by comparision, we can easily determine m =5 and y-intercept is 13