# What is the slope of the line represented by the equation y = (1/2)x -3?

This equation is written in slope-intercept form: $m x + b$, where $m$ is the slope and $b$ is the y-intercept.
For the equation $y = \frac{1}{2} x - 3$, the slope, $m$ is $\frac{1}{2}$ and the y-intercept, $b$ is $- 3$.