# Math Help - Coordinated Geometry

1. ## Coordinated Geometry

Can some one guide me for following problem of coordinated geometry

Find the gradient of the straight line 5x + y = 14

2. Originally Posted by Sohail
Can some one guide me for following problem of coordinated geometry

Find the gradient of the straight line 5x + y = 14
Write it in standard form,
y=-5x+14
See the number in front of the x?
It is -5, thus the slope is -5