# How do you write the equation in slope intercept form given 8x + 4y = 12?

Sep 3, 2017

$y = - 2 x + 3$

#### Explanation:

Given -

$8 x + 4 y = 12$

Solve the equation for $y$

$4 y = - 8 x + 12$
$y = \frac{- 8 x}{4} + \frac{12}{4}$
$y = - 2 x + 3$