0

# What does slope and y-intercept mean?

Updated: 12/10/2022

Wiki User

13y ago

slope means the difference in the y-values over the difference in the x-values.

y-intercept means the point at which the graph goes through the y-axis.

Wiki User

13y ago

Earn +20 pts
Q: What does slope and y-intercept mean?
Submit
Still have questions?
Related questions

### What is a slope used for?

It shows the relationship of y in terms of x. [y = (yIntercept) + ((slope)*(x))] [slope = (y2 - y1)/(x2 - x1)]

### What is the slope and yintercept of y plus 4x plus 3?

There is no slope nor intercept because there is no equation, simply an expression.

### How do you write an equation of a line that passes through the xintercep and yintercept?

You can write it either in standard form (ax + by = c) or in slope-intercept form (y = mx + b)

### What are the slope and yintercept of line 5x 10y 15?

Without the inclusion of an equality sign and not knowing the plus or minus values of the given terms it can't be considered to be a straight line equation

8

### How do you find the slope and y-intercept of an equation?

first of all, i dont see how slope and yintercept has anything to do with shopping. usually in an equation, y= mx+b, m stands for slope, and b is the y-intercept. x and y are just x and y. If the equation is mixed up, and is not in y=mx+b format, you need to solve to get y on one side, the slope, x, and whatever the presented constant is (which is the y-intercept) on the other side. hope this helps.

### What is the slope of a line x equals 5?

X=5 is a vertical line, so it has no slope. When I say it has no slope, I don't mean the slope is 0, I mean the slope is nonexistent.

### What does it mean if a slope is numerically a higher value than another slope what are some examples in the real world?

What does it mean if a slope is numerically a higher value than another slope

### What is the slope of the line of the equation?

If you mean y = 12x then the slope of the line is 12

### What does the m mean in slope?

This is true for many reson the answer is that it used to be called "module of slope" but now its just called slope.

### What is the slope of 23and36?

If you mean: (2, 3) and (3, 6) then the slope works out as 3

### What is slope mean?

Slippery slope means that you are doing something that will possibly have unacceptable consequences.