# What is the slope of 62=-15y+5x?

Jul 26, 2016

slope = $\frac{1}{3}$

#### Explanation:

$y = m x + c$ where $m$ is the slope
$62 = - 15 y + 5 x$
or
$15 y = 5 x - 62$
or
$y = 5 \left(\frac{x}{15}\right) - \frac{62}{15}$
or
$y = \frac{x}{3} - \frac{62}{15}$
Hence slope = $\frac{1}{3}$