# How do you find the slope given #y + 4x = 5#?

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standard form is

-4 is the slope & 5 the y-intercept.

#### Explanation:

standard form is

-4 is the slope & 5 the y-intercept.

slope =

#### Explanation:

The standardised equation for a straight line graph is:

As

As the value of

The slope (proper name is gradient ) is

If m is negative then it is a downward slop. If m is positive then it is an upwards slop.

The constant

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Given:

Converting this equation to standard form

Subtract

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This means for 1 along the x-axis y goes down by 4