# What is the slope and y-intercept of the line #(y - 3) = 5(x + 2)#?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 24, 2018

Slope (gradient)

y-intercept

#### Explanation:

Given:

Write as

Consider the right hand side

Multiply everything inside the brackets by 5

Add 3 to both sides (gets rid of it on the left)

Compare to the standardised form

Where the slope (gradient)

Where

The y-intercept

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This is because the line crosses the y-axis at

Substitute