# How do you find the slope and y intercept of #y = x - 3#?

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Jun 24, 2018

**The slope, therefore, is #1# and the y-intercept is #-3#.**

Jun 24, 2018

#### Explanation:

#"the equation of a line in "color(blue)"slope-intercept form"# is.

#•color(white)(x)y=mx+b#

#"where m is the slope and b the y-intercept"#

#y=x-3" is in this form"#

#"with slope "=1" and y-intercept "=-3#