# How do you express #2x+y=8# in the form #y=mx+b#, what is the slope and y intercept?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 2, 2017

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#### Explanation:

To express this equation in the form of

This equation is now in the slope intercept form.

The slope-intercept form of a linear equation is:

Where

Looking at our equation:

Therefore: