# How do you find the slope and y-intercept of 2x – 5y = –45?

##### 1 Answer

Jul 11, 2015

The slope is

#### Explanation:

First, you rearrange the equation into the "slope-intercept" form to get

The "slope-intercept" form of a straight line equation is

where

If we compare the two equations, we see that

So the slope is