# Pre-Algebra Examples

The slope-intercept form is , where is the slope and is the y-intercept.

Since is on the right side of the equation, switch the sides so it is on the left side of the equation.

Add to both sides of the equation.

Divide each term by and simplify.

Divide each term in by .

Simplify the left side of the equation by cancelling the common factors.

Reduce the expression by cancelling the common factors.

Factor out of .

Move the negative one from the denominator of .

Simplify the expression.

Multiply by .

Rewrite as .

Simplify each term.

Divide by .

Move the negative in front of the fraction.

Reorder and .

Rewrite in slope-intercept form.

Using the slope-intercept form, the y-intercept is .