# How do you find the slope and intercept of −3x − 5y + 35 = 0?

##### 1 Answer
Aug 18, 2016

$m = - \frac{3}{5} \mathmr{and} c = 7$

#### Explanation:

Change this equation of a straight line into slope-intercept form which is $y = m x + c$

$5 y = - 3 x + 35 \text{ isolate the y term}$

$y = - \frac{3}{5} x + 7 \text{ } \div 5$

Now you can see that $m = - \frac{3}{5} \mathmr{and} c = 7$