# How do you find the slope and y intercept for: 5x + y = 3 ?

Oct 10, 2015

#### Answer:

Slope: $- 5$
Intercept: $3$

#### Explanation:

Make $y$ the subject of the equation.

$y = - 5 x + 3$

From the equation $y = m x + c$ where $m$ is your slope and $c$ is your intercept,

Slope: $- 5$
Intercept: $3$