Find the slope

y = 5x + (-2)

slope intercept form is:

y = mx + b

m is slope:

slope is coefficient of x, which is** 5**

Find the slope

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y = 5x + (-2)

slope intercept form is:

y = mx + b

m is slope:

slope is coefficient of x, which is** 5**

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How do u set up the problem

you are already given the equation of the line in point slope form which is:

y = mx + b

in this case:

m = 5, b = -2.b is the y intercept (where the line passes the y axis)