# What is the slope of the equation y = 4 - 2x?

Mar 24, 2018

$- 2$

#### Explanation:

Consider the slope-intercept form

$y = m x + b$

• $m$ is the slope
• $b$ is the $y$-intercept.

Here, $4$ is $b$ and $- 2$ is $m$. Therefore, the slope is $- 2$.