# How do you find the slope and y intercept for y=2x-1?

Jan 27, 2016

Slope: $2$
y-intercept: $\left(- 1\right)$

#### Explanation:

A linear equation in the form
$\textcolor{w h i t e}{\text{XXX}} y = m x + b$
is in "slope-intercept form" with slope $m$ and y-intercept $b$