# What is the slope and intercept of # y = -7x - 2#?

##### 1 Answer

Feb 12, 2017

#### 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.

#y=-7x-2" is in this form"#

#rArr"slope "=m=-7" and y-intercept "=b=-2#