# Find the slope and y-intercept

• December 11th 2007, 07:23 AM
lovely08
Find the slope and y-intercept
2x-4y= -4
• December 11th 2007, 07:32 AM
janvdl
Quote:

Originally Posted by lovely08
2x-4y= -4

First isolate $y$

-4y = -2x - 4

$y = \frac{1}{2} x + 1$

The slope is therefore: $\frac{1}{2}$

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The y-intercept is where x = 0

$y = \frac{1}{2} (0) + 1$

$y = 1$