# Graph y=-2x-1

Use the slope-intercept form to find the slope and y-intercept.
The slope-intercept form is , where is the slope and is the y-intercept.
Find the values of and using the form .
The slope of the line is the value of , and the y-intercept is the value of .
Slope:
y-intercept:
Slope:
y-intercept:
Any line can be graphed using two points. Select two values, and plug them into the equation to find the corresponding values.
Choose to substitute in for to find the ordered pair.
Replace the variable with in the expression.
Simplify the result.
Multiply by .
Subtract from .
The final answer is .
The value at is .
Choose to substitute in for to find the ordered pair.
Replace the variable with in the expression.
Simplify the result.
Multiply by .
Subtract from .
The final answer is .
The value at is .
Create a table of the and values.
Graph the line using the slope and the y-intercept, or the points.
Slope:
y-intercept:
Graph y=-2x-1

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