# Algebra

posted by
**Linda** on
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The equation y=15x-100 describes the amount of money a high school class might earn from a paper drive. What are the slope and y-intercept for this equation?

Slope is the coefficent of x, and the y intercept is the value of y when x=0

Please try the following site:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linear_equation

That is a well written article on Wiki.