# What is the slope and intercept of #-2x + y = 6#?

##### 1 Answer

Aug 21, 2017

First step: re-write it - you want y as a function of x.

#### Explanation:

...which you can do in one step by adding 2x to each side:

...this is the y = mx + b form, where m is the slope.

So your slope is 2.

The intercept is the value of y where x = 0, which is 6.