# How do you find the equation, x-intercept, and the y-intercept for the line with an y-intercept of 5 and a slope of -1/3?

##### 1 Answer

See the entire solution process below:

#### Explanation:

We can use the slope intercept formula to write the equation of the line. The slope-intercept form of a linear equation is:

Where

Substituting the information from the problem gives:

The y-intercept was given as part of the problem:

To find the x-intercept we set

The x-intercept is