# What is the slope and x and y intercepts of x=-4y-12?

##### 1 Answer

May 15, 2018

#### Explanation:

To find the intercepts, set one variable as zero and solve for the other:

set

So, the

set

So, the

**Slope**

transform the equation in the slope-intercept form

so, the slope is

Here you can check the intercepts, and that the slope is indeed negative:

graph{-x/4-3 [-14.676, 1.904, -5.38, 2.91]}