# What is the rate of change of y=-x+2?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 9, 2018

#### Explanation:

Rate of change of means we have to calculate the **slope** of the line. This is the same as calculating the **derivative** of the function:

The derivative of any constant is always

The **power rule** states that:

Here, we can substitute:

becomes:

And there we have our answer.