Q: What is the slope of a line that does not intersect the y axis?

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The line that crosses the y-axis is called the intercept.

We know that the slope of a line is (Changes in y)/(Changes in x). Does the y-axes has changes in y? No. This means that y-axis does not have a slope. The same thing is for x-axis.

A line with a zero slope is a horizontal line with an equation y = b, where b is any real number on the y-axis. It means that the line y = b intersects y-axis at b. You also can write the equation of a horizontal line in the slope-intercept form, such as y = 0*x + b.

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The x is the slope of a line and the y intercept is where the line passes through the y-axis on a grid.

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Any line intersects the 'Y'-axis, just as long as its slope is not infinite.

As for example in the equation: y = 2x+5 the slope is 2 and the y intercept is 5

The slope (or gradient) if the line is parallel to the y-axis, is infinite. If it's parallel to the x-axis the slope is zero.

A line perpendicular to the y-axis is a horizontal line (slope = 0) and is of the form y = b Therefore the required line is y = 5

The slope is undefined.

The slope of a line is the change of the y(vertical) axis over the x(horizontal) axis. It is the rate. In the formula y=ax+b the a is the slope.

the slope of the line y=3 is 0. if you draw the line y=3, you get a straight horizontal line across the 3 on the y axis. Since the line is horizontal and parallel to the x axis, it's slope is 0.

The line that crosses the y-axis is called the intercept.

the slope of the line y=3 is 0. if you draw the line y=3, you get a straight horizontal line across the 3 on the y axis. Since the line is horizontal and parallel to the x axis, it's slope is 0.

If you mean y = -8 then it has no slope and it is a straight line that is parallel to the x axis cutting through the y axis at -8

When y = 0

Undefined slope is when a line is exactly on the y-axis, for reasons unknown, the slope of a line on the y-axis cannot be determined, so therefore it it "undefined." A line with no slope is a line with a slope of zero. In order for a line to have a slope of zero, it must be directly on the x-axis, meaning it is horizontal. Horizontal lines are straight and have no slope