# How do you find slope and y-intercept of #-5x=8y#?

##### 1 Answer

Aug 19, 2016

Put the equation into the form y = mx + b:

Where m = the slope and b = the y intercept.

#### Explanation:

Write the equation as

Then solve for

y =

(Think m = mountain slope , the angle of the line)

(Think b = the beginning, the place where the line starts.)