# How do you find the output of the function y=3x-8 if the input is -2?

##### 1 Answer
Oct 29, 2014

Since the input $x = - 2$, the output $y$ of the function is:

$y = 3 \left(- 2\right) - 8 = - 6 - 8 = - 14$.

I hope that this was helpful.