# What is the slope and intercept of #4x+y=1#?

##### 1 Answer

Slope:

y-intercept

#### Explanation:

For a linear equation in the general form:

the slope is

For the given equation

this becomes

Alternately, you could convert the equation into slope-intercept form:

with slope

The advantage of this method is that it gives you the value of the y-intercept directly (

Otherwise the value of the y-intercept is the value of

The x-intercept can be found in a similar manner.

The value of the x-intercept is the value of