# What is the slope and y-intercept of this line y + 6 = 2(x + 4)?

Mar 22, 2018

The slope is 2 and the y-intercept is 2.

#### Explanation:

Convert the given equation to slope-intercept form, which is:
$y = m x + b$

The slope will be represented by the letter $m$ (the coefficient of $x$) and $b$ will represent the y-intercept.

Simplify and solve for $y$ as follows:
$y + 6 = 2 \left(x + 4\right)$
$y + 6 = 2 x + 8$
$y = 2 x + 2$

slope ($m$): 2
y-intercept ($b$): 2