# How do you find the slope given # -3x + 8y = 24#?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 14, 2018

#### Explanation:

The easiest way to find the slope here is putting this in slope-intercept form, shown here:

Following this image, let's change this equation. We need to make

Now divide both sides by

Simplify to get

Match slope-intercept form:

Now this matches slope-intercept form, meaning that

For more help on finding slope from standard form, feel free to watch this video:

Hope this helps!