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

Oct 11, 2015

Slope$= - 1$
Intercept $= 8$

#### Explanation:

$x + y = 8$

Solve it for $y$

Your equation is in the slope-intercept form

$y = 8 - x$

The constant term $8$ is $y$ intercept.
The co-efficient of $x$ is slope. Slope is $- 1$