# How do you find the slope and intercept of #y=-3/5x+2#?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 13, 2018

#### Answer:

The slope is

(by inspection; see explanation below)

#### Explanation:

Compare the formula with the conventional way to express a straight line, which is

where

The formula in the question is already in a form which makes it easy to compare (it is not necessary to undertake preliminary algebraic rearrangement)

by inspection,

and

Job done!