Tamara J. answered • 11/29/12

Math Tutoring - Algebra and Calculus (all levels)

Recall that the **slope-intercept form** of a linear equation is:

**y = mx + b** , where '**m**' is the **slope** of the line and '**b**' is the **y-intercept**.

**y = 3x + 6** ==> **m** = **3** , **b** = **6**

Thus, the slope of the line is **3** and the y-intercept is **6**.