Posted by **Linda** on Monday, May 21, 2007 at 8:54pm.

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.

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