# How do you write the equation y+1/4=-3(x+1/2) in slope intercept form?

Mar 2, 2017

$y = 3 x - \frac{7}{4}$

#### Explanation:

Distribute the -3:

$y + \frac{1}{4} = - 3 x - \frac{3}{2}$

Subtract $\frac{1}{4}$ on both sides. Note that $- \frac{3}{2} = - \frac{6}{4}$:

$y = 3 x - \frac{7}{4}$