# What is the equation of a line, in general form, with a slope of -2 and a y-intercept of 8?

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Mar 3, 2018

#### Explanation:

Since the equation has a slope of **-2** and a y-intercept of 8, we can write the equation in this form: **y=mx+b**

**m** will be the slope and **b** will be the y-intercept.

Substitute for the slope and y-intercept to get the answer

**y=-2x+8**