# How do you find the slope and y-intercept for the line #y = (1/2)x + 3#?

##### 1 Answer

May 7, 2018

Slope

#### Explanation:

The equation of a straight line in slope and y-intercept form is:

In this example we have

Note that this equation is already in slope and y-intercept form with

Hence, Slope

We can observe this result by looking at the graph of

graph{(1/2)x + 3 [-6.7, 3.164, -0.65, 4.282]}