# What is the slope-intercept form (y=mx+b) of x-y=5?

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Feb 26, 2018

#### Explanation:

The coefficient of x is 1, thus so is the gradient.

Feb 26, 2018

#### Explanation:

#"rearrange "x-y=5" into slope-intercept form"#

#"subtract x from both sides"#

#cancel(x)cancel(-x)-y=5-x#

#rArr-y=5-x#

#"multiply all terms by "-1#

#rArry=-5+xrArry=x-5#