Leslie C.

asked • 09/21/17

Find the slope and y-intercept for the following equation y=3

Y=3
m=
b=

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Andrew M. answered • 09/21/17

Mathematics - Algebra a Specialty / F.I.T. Grad - B.S. w/Honors

Andrew M.

For a horizontal line of format y = c where c is some number:
 
Slope is (change in y)/(change in x) = 0/x = 0
because the y value never changes.
 
Reference the y-intercept:  Since the y-value never changes
the y-intercept will be equal to c ... or in this case 3 since y=3
 
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