# How do you find the slope of #3x + 5y = -2#?

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May 6, 2018

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

**You want to convert the equation to the form: #y=mx+b#, where #m# is the slope, and #b# is the y-intercept.**

Our goal will be to isolate

Next, we want to remove the coefficient of

We have met our goal of converting the equation to slope-intercept form. The slope is simply the coefficient of