# What is the slope and y-intercept of this line #y = (-4/5)x + 1#?

##### 2 Answers

Aug 13, 2016

slope

#### Explanation:

Hence slope

By plugging the value

we get

or

or

Aug 13, 2016

slope =

y-intercept = 1

#### Explanation:

The equation of a line in

#color(blue)"slope-intercept form"# is

#color(red)(|bar(ul(color(white)(a/a)color(black)(y=mx+b)color(white)(a/a)|)))#

where m represents the slope and b, the y-intercept.The advantage to having the equation in this form, is that m and b may be extracted 'easily'.

The equation here

#y=-4/5x+1" is in this form"#

#rArr"slope" =-4/5" and y-intercept" =1#