# How do you find the slope given y= 10/3 x-12?

Jan 26, 2018

By slope I assume you mean gradient?

#### Explanation:

We know the general form of a straight line graph is

$y = m x + c$

where $m$ is the gradient
and $c$ is the y-intercept.

$\therefore$ we have the equation $y = \frac{10}{3} x - 12$

Referring back to general equation we can deduce that

$c = - 12$ and $m = \frac{10}{3}$

$m$ is the gradient (slope) $\to$ gradient $= \frac{10}{3}$