# How do you find an equation in slope intercept form of a line having slope -2 and y-intercept 5?

Apr 20, 2018

$y = - 3 x + 5$

#### Explanation:

The slope-intercept form for a linear equation is:

$y = m x + b$,

where:

$m$ is the slope and $b$ is the y-intercept.

Plug in the given slope and y-intercept.

$y = - 3 x + 5$