# Math Help - find the slope

1. ## find the slope

Find the slope and the y-intercept of the line.
3) 4x + 7y = 40

2. Originally Posted by Noelle
Find the slope and the y-intercept of the line.
3) 4x + 7y = 40
The slope-intercept form of a line is
$y = mx + b$, where m is the slope, and b is the y-intercept.

So solve your equation for y.

-Dan

3. ## umm

i don't understand...

4. Originally Posted by Noelle
i don't understand...
solve for y and pick the required numbers in the positions as shown. the coefficient of x is the slope and the lone constant is the y-intercept