# What is the slope and y-intercept of the line y = 5x – 2?

Jul 12, 2015

$m = 5$ is the slope;
$c = - 2$ is the y-intercept.

#### Explanation:

Your equation $y = 5 x - 2$ is in the slope-intercept form:
$\textcolor{red}{y = m x + c}$
where:
$m = 5$ is the slope;
$c = - 2$ is the y-intercept.