# How do you graph #y= -2x#?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 14, 2018

Refer to the explanation.

#### Explanation:

Graph:

where:

Determine the x- and y-intercepts.

The x-intercept is the value of

According to the slope-intercept equation, the y-intercept in the given equation is

To determine the x-intercept, substitute

Divide both sides by

The x-intercept is

The line will go through the origin.

Plot the x- and y-intercepts and draw a straight line through them.

graph{y=-2x [-10, 10, -5, 5]}