# What is the slope and y intercept of y=x?

##### 1 Answer
Oct 6, 2014

The following function is in slope intercept form, $y = m x + b ,$

where $m$ is the slope
where $b$ is the $y$-intercept

$y = 1 x + 0$

$y = x$

The slope of the line $y = x$ is $1.$

The $y$-intercept is $0.$