# How do you find the slope and intercept of #y=2x-3#?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 15, 2018

#### Answer:

Slope: 2

y-intercept: -3

#### Explanation:

This equation is in slope-intercept form, which is

Now that you know this, you can apply it to the problem.

In the equation,

Note: The y-intercept is -3 because when you add a negative number, it's the same as subtracting it.

For example: