# How do you find the slope and intercept of #-5x - 2y = 18#?

##### 1 Answer

May 6, 2016

Slope =

#### Explanation:

**First, we find the slope and #y#-intercept**

Now, the equation of a line is of the form

Where,

Let us write the given line in the standard form:

Comparing

**Next, we work out the #x#-intercept.**

The

Pretty simple.

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