# What is the slope of the line whose equation is y=-x+2?

##### 1 Answer

Dec 16, 2016

#### Explanation:

The equation of a line in

#color(blue)"slope-intercept form"# is.

#color(red)(bar(ul(|color(white)(2/2)color(black)(y=mx+b)color(white)(2/2)|)))#

where m represents the slope and b, the y-intercept.

#"the equation " y=-x+2" is in this form"#

#rArr"slope " =-1" and y-intercept "=2#