# What is the slope and intercept of 8x + 2y = 5 ?

##### 1 Answer
Jul 15, 2016

Slope = $- 4$
y-Intercept = $\frac{5}{2}$

#### Explanation:

Equation of a line => $y = m x + c$

=>$2 y = - 8 x + 5$
=>$y = - \frac{8}{2} x + \frac{5}{2}$
=>$y = - 4 x + \frac{5}{2}$

Comparing this with equation of line gives,
Slope $m = - 4$ and y-Intercept $c = \frac{5}{2}$