# How do you find the slope of y=-1/2x +4?

##### 1 Answer

Aug 14, 2015

#### Explanation:

You can find the slope of this line by using the equation of a line in *slope-intercept form*, which for a general equation of a line looks like this

#color(blue)(y = mx + b)# , where

In your case, the equation of the line is

#y = -1/2 x + 4#

As you can see, the slope will be equal to

#m = -1/2#