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

1 Answer
Mar 24, 2018

Answer:

See a solution process below:

Explanation:

This equation is in slope intercept form. It just is hidden a little bit.
The slope-intercept form of a linear equation is: #y = color(red)(m)x + color(blue)(b)#

Where #color(red)(m)# is the slope and #color(blue)(b)# is the y-intercept value.

#y = color(red)(-3)x + color(blue)(0)#

Therefore:

  • The slope is: #color(red)(m = -3)#

  • The #y#-intercept is: #color(blue)(b = 0)# or #(0, color(blue)(0))#