# How do you find the slope and y intercept of #3x +4y = 5#?

##### 1 Answer

Apr 29, 2018

**Slope: #-3/4#
#y#-intercept: #(0, 5/4)#**

#### Explanation:

To find the slope of a standard equation, we need to make

First, subtract

Divide both sides by

The slope is the value multiplying the **the slope is #-3/4#.**

To find the

Simplify:

**So the #y#-intercept is at #(0, 5/4)#.**

Hope this helps!