# How do you find the slope given #3x + y = -2#?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 11, 2018

**The slope is #-3#.**

#### Explanation:

First, let's write the equation where

We have

To make

There are many definitions of slope, and one of them is rise over run or the change of y over the change of x.

The slope is the value in front of

Hope this helps!