# How do you find the slope and intercept of # -x + 3y = -12#?

##### 1 Answer

May 25, 2016

Slope:

#### Explanation:

Two ways to determine the slope for a question like this one.

**Method 1: convert the given equation into slope-intercept form.**

An equation in the form:

is in "slope-intercept form" with a slope of

Given

**Method 2: less common for some reason**

Given an equation in the form

the slope is

For the given example