How do you find the slope and y intercept of y=8-2x?

Oct 18, 2015

$m$ = $- 2$

$b$ = $8$

Explanation:

First, arrange the equation into the Slope-intercept form.

$y = m x + b$

$y = 8 - 2 x$

$y = - 2 x + 8$

Always remember that $m$ is the slope and the y-intercept is $b$ .