How do you find the slope and intercept to graph #3x+4y=-12#?
The best way to find the slope and the y-intercept of the given line is to re-write the equation in the slope-intercept form.
That way, you can read the slope and the y-intercept directly from the equation.
The slope-intercept form of an equation is
Rewrite the equation in the slope-intercept form
After you subtract, you will get this:
2) Divide all the terms on both sides by
This equation tells you that the slope is
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