# How do you write the equation of the line that has a slope of -2 and a y-intercept of -6?

Apr 17, 2017

$y = - 2 x - 6$

#### Explanation:

The general equation of a line in what is called "slope-intercept form" is $y = m x + b$

where $m$ is the slope and $b$ is the $y -$intercept.

Replace the symbols with your specific values, and you are done!