# How do you find the slope given y=2/3x-8?

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Feb 10, 2016

2/3

#### Explanation:

The slope (gradient) is the number in front of

As the 'coefficient' of

Feb 10, 2016

I found: slope

#### Explanation:

Here the equation is in a particularly "friendly" form, with respect to the slope

The slope can be read directly from your equation as

If you want to test it you can consider that the slope is a number that gives you how much

It seems difficult but you need only to choose two values of

and evaluate the corresponding

and then find the slope as: