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# What is the slope of the line that has equation 6x + 3y = −15?

Question:

A
−2

Explaination

To identify the slope, put the equation in y = mx + b form by solving for y.

6x + 3y = −15

6x + 3y − 6x = −15− 6x

3y = −6x −15

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y= −2x – 5

The slope is –2, the coefficient of x

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