# What is the slope of #y=-7+5x#?

##### 1 Answer

May 25, 2017

The slope is

#### Explanation:

Strategy: Rewrite this equation in slope-intercept form and read off the slope from that.

Step 1. Rewrite this equation in slope-intercept form.

The slope intercept form of a linear equation is

Where the slope is

Rewriting the equation gives:

The slope is