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

If written in the $y = a x + b$ form the answer lies before you.
$y = 1 \cdot x + \left(- 3\right)$
Which means the slope is $1$ and the $y$-intercept (when $x = 0$) is at $\left(0 , - 3\right)$