How do you find the slope for 2x+y=7?

Jun 16, 2016

It is $- 2$.

Explanation:

The slope is the number multiplying the $x$ when the equation is in the form

$y = m x + q$

then we port the equation in that format

$2 x + y = 7$

$y = - 2 x + 7$

and the slope is $- 2$.