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

Jun 26, 2018

$\text{slope "=3," y-intercept } = - 2$

#### Explanation:

$\text{the equation of a line in "color(blue)"slope-intercept form}$ is.

•color(white)(x)y=mx+b

$\text{where m is the slope and b the y-intercept}$

$y = 3 x - 2 \text{ is in this form}$

$\text{with slope "=3" and y-intercept } = - 2$

Jun 26, 2018

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#### Explanation:

if $y = m x + c$

Then $m$ is always the slope, and $c$ is always the $y - \text{intercept }$

$y = \textcolor{red}{3} x \textcolor{b l u e}{\text{ } - 2}$

Hence in this case the slope is color(red)(3

Then the $y - \text{intercept }$ is color(blue)(-2