# What is the slope of y=2x+1 ?

Aug 2, 2018

The the slope is 2.

#### Explanation:

$y = 2 x + 1$

This equation is in slope-intercept form, shown below:

Based on the image, we know that the slope is the value multiplied by $x$. Therefore, the the slope is 2.

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Aug 2, 2018

$2$

#### Explanation:

The good thing is that this equation is in slope-intercept form

$y = m x + b$, with slope $m$ and a $y$-intercept of $b$.

From pattern matching, we see that our slope is $2$.

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