# How do you find the slope and y intercept for: # x +8y=0#?

##### 1 Answer

Nov 12, 2015

Slope:

y-intercept:

#### Explanation:

**Method 1**

A linear equation in the form:

the slope is

and

the y-intercept can be evaluated by setting

For the given equation

the slope is

and with

**Method 2**

Convert the equation in its given form into slope-intercept form.

with slope