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

Jan 26, 2016

If $y = m x + c$ is an equation of line then $m$ and $c$ are said to be its slope and y-intercept respectively.

Here,

$y = - 2 x + 3$
$\implies y = \left(- 2\right) x + 3$ compare $y = m x + c$

$\implies m = - 2 \mathmr{and} c = 3$

Hence, slope $= - 2$ and y-intercept$= 3$